TG2309 : The Great Hospital, Norwich

taken 9 years ago, near to Norwich, Norfolk, Great Britain

The Great Hospital, Norwich
The Great Hospital, Norwich
Depicted here is the Chaplain's House. The Great Hospital > Link was founded in 1249 by Bishop Walter de Suffield. The hospital is situated by the river Wensum, to the north-east of Norwich Cathedral. It has cared for the people of Norwich for over 755 years - very few survived the upheavals of the Reformation but the Great Hospital, now a retirement home for the elderly, has retained both its medieval fabric and a major archive. Another rare survival is its swan pit > Link which (together with the adjoining sluice) is Grade II listed and the only structure of its kind that has survived in the UK.
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Date Taken
Friday, 20 May, 2011   (more nearby)
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Friday, 20 May, 2011
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Health and social services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 237 090 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.9892N 1:18.2679E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 237 090
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