SS5533 : Entrance to Horwood's Almshouses, Barnstaple

taken 3 years ago, near to Barnstaple, Devon, Great Britain

Entrance to Horwood's Almshouses, Barnstaple
Entrance to Horwood's Almshouses, Barnstaple
The pump visible in the courtyard is listed and described at LinkExternal link . The almshouses are grade II* listed. The plaque above the entrance reads "This Alms Hous was founded & endowed by y worll Thomas Horwood merchant twice mayor of this towne who was a worthy benefactor and began it in his life, finished by his wife Mrs Alice Horwood after his death who of her owne accord added the adioying free school and endowed it for 20 poore children forever 1659 abi et tu fac similiter" LinkExternal link .
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 27 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 1 March, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  City, Town centre  Health and social services  Water resources 
Gate (from Tags)
Timber 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 5585 3316 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.7762N 4:3.5545W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 5585 3316
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Listed Building  Listed Object  Almshouses  Entrance Archway  Plaque  Shield Plaque  Pump  Doors 

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