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Bardney, Peter Hancock's Hospital
Bardney, Peter Hancock's Hospital
Bardney, Peter Hancock's Hospital

This charity was established by Hancock (or Handcock) in 1712, with an endowment to support seven men and seven women of Bardney.

Pearl Wheatley, 2012

Bardney, Peter Hancock's Hospital charity
Barkston, Almshouses
Barkston, Almshouses
Barkston, Almshouses

Almshouses founded by Richard Hickson in 1640.

Rebuilt 1839 in "Belton estate style". 

DB 21 March 2018

Barkston, Almshouse, Richard Hickson
Colsterworth, Almshouses
Colsterworth, Almshouses
Colsterworth, Almshouses

Former almshouses on the northern edge of the village fronting the B6403.

Datestone reads 1861.

DB 17 May 2018

Colsterworth, Almhouses
Grantham, Dawson's Almhouses, Brook Street
Grantham, Dawson's Almhouses, Brook Street
Grantham, Dawson's Almhouses, Brook Street

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states :-

"Dawson's Almshouses, Brook street, Little Gonerby, were erected in 1862 by the trustees of the charity left by the will of George Dawson in 1662;

these are for ten poor and aged persons, each of whom receives 6s. weekly;

the income is derived from a farm at Gosberton"

DB 30 January 2019

Grantham, Dawsons Almhouses, charity
Grantham, Dawson's Almhouses, Brook Street
Grantham, Dawson's Almhouses, Brook Street
Grantham, Dawson's Almhouses, Brook Street

The tablet appears to read

"ERECTED A.D. 1862 BY THE TRUSTEES OF THE CHARITY LEFT IN THE WILL OF GEORGE DAWSON A.D. 1662"

DB 30 January 2019 

 

Grantham, Dawsons Almhouses, charity
Grantham, Hurst's Almshouses
Grantham, Hurst's Almshouses
Grantham, Hurst's Almshouses

Viewed from St Wulfram's churchyard.

"Range of C19 rebuilt almshouses (founded in C17)"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062521 

DB 31 July 2018 

Grantham, Hurst's Almshouses
Heckington, Henry Godson's Almshouses
Heckington, Henry Godson's Almshouses
Heckington, Henry Godson's Almshouses

"Almshouses. 1886"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1168811 

"Victorian Almshouses built in 1886 to provide homes ‘for poor widows’ with a bequest from wealthy local bachelor Henry Godson.

These replaced four thatched cottages given by the Taylor Charity in the 18th century, two of which burnt down in 1833"

http://www.heckingtonvillagetrust.org.uk/a-walk-around-heckington.html 

The telephone box visible at the left hand edge of this image is also a listed structure. 

"Telephone kiosk. Type K6. Designed 1935 by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1169043

Now used to house a defibrillator. 

DB 12 December 2017

Heckington, Henry Godson's Almshouses, Taylor Charity, Telephone kiosk, Sir Giles Gilbert Scott
Hemingby, Almshouses, Main Street
Hemingby, Almshouses, Main Street
Hemingby, Almshouses, Main Street

"5 almshouses. 1727, C20. Red brick"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062997 

Central cottage was originally the school provided by Lady Jane Dymoke. 

Located directly to north of the church.

DB 3 September 2018

Hemingby, Almshouses, Dymoke, Scrivelsby
Hemingby, Almshouses, Main Street
Hemingby, Almshouses, Main Street
Hemingby, Almshouses, Main Street

"Ashlar plaque above central doorway inscribed:

"This Hospital and School were erected in the year 1727 by Jane Dymoke Widow of the Hon. Charles Dymoke of Scrivelsby Esq Champion of England and endowed by her will and a yearly salary to a School Master and Mistress for teaching all the poor children in the Parish of Hemingby to read write and work and with competent provision of clothing for six of the said children and for putting some of them Apprentices and also yearly allowance for four poor widows Inhabitants of the County of Lincolnshire is appointed in her will"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062997 

DB 3 September 2018

Hemingby, Almshouses, Dymoke, Scrivelsby, Champion of England, School
Horncastle, Whelpton's Almshouses, Queen Street
Horncastle, Whelpton's Almshouses, Queen Street
Horncastle, Whelpton's Almshouses, Queen Street

Reported in the Horncastle News 8 October 2003 that :-

"PILLS made George Whelpton his fortune, and the legacy of this Horncastle philanthropist continues to provide comfort in the town to this day.

Born in Thimbleby in 1797, Whelpton started in business as a boot and shoe maker in Louth and preached at the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel.

But it was the ill-health of his wife Elizabeth which set him on the road to study medical works and formulate Whelpton's Vegetable Pills, a remedy for 'disorders of the chest, bowels, liver and kidneys'.

Legend has it Whelpton found the recipe in a piece of furniture he bought at an auction in Horncastle. Whatever the truth of the matter, the Victorians brought the pills by the case-load making him extremely wealthy.

Although he eventually moved to London, Whelpton endowed the almhouses in Queen Street in 1859 after the death of his wife and today they are run by a group of trustees"

https://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/news/almshouses-provide-a-lasting-legacy-to-town-businessman-s-kindness-1-853215 

The porches seen in this image are a recent addition and were added in 1983. 

DB 18 July 2019

Horncastle, Whelpton's Almshouses, Queen Street
Horncastle, Whelpton's Almshouses, Queen Street
Horncastle, Whelpton's Almshouses, Queen Street
Horncastle, Whelpton's Almshouses, Queen Street

"THESE SIX ALMS HOUSES WERE ERECTED BY GEORGE WHELPTON No 1 ALBERT ROAD REGENTS PARK LONDON AD 1861 IN MEMORY OF HIS LATE WIFE ELIZABETH WHO DIED DECEMBER 11 1859" 

Other more recent plaques state that the Almshouses were restored in 1982 and that the porches were erected in 1983. 

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states :-

"In Queen street are six almshouses, erected in 1861 by George Whelpton, a native of Horncastle, in memory of his wife, for poor persons of the town, each of whom has an allowance of 3s. a week:

the endowment is derived from a sum of £1,500 invested in the funds, and the inmates are nominated by the vicar and churchwardens"

DB 18 July 2019

Horncastle, Whelpton's Almshouses, Queen Street
Leasingham, Bishop's Almshouses, Lincoln Road
Leasingham, Bishop's Almshouses, Lincoln Road
Leasingham, Bishop's Almshouses, Lincoln Road

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states :-

"There are almshouses, erected and endowed by the late Bishop of Nottingham during the years 1876-84, for poor widows and others"

DB 16 July 2019 

Leasingham, Bishop's Almshouses
Leasingham, Bishop's Almshouses, Lincoln Road
Leasingham, Bishop's Almshouses, Lincoln Road
Leasingham, Bishop's Almshouses, Lincoln Road

Detail of the central coat of arms belonging to Edward Trollope, Rector of Leasingham and Bishop of Nottingham who endowed the almshouses.

"Currently the accommodation comprises three adjoining ground floor flats, two of which are occupied by a single resident each and one by a couple"

https://beta.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-details/?regid=215312&subid=0 

DB 16 July 2019 

 

 

Leasingham, Bishop's Almshouses, Lincoln Road
Louth, Orme's Almshouses, Eastgate
Louth, Orme's Almshouses, Eastgate
Louth, Orme's Almshouses, Eastgate

"James Fowler built the Orme's almshouses on Eastgate in 1885.

They are Jacobean in style set in a L-Shaped range set back from the street.

Orme Almshouses were endowed for ten poor men by the Revd Frederick Orme rector of Lydon (Rutland) in 1885.

Ten almshouses and a porter's lodge, designed by James Fowler, were built on the site of the old prison on Eastgate.

The almshouses sit in an ornamental acre of grounds"

http://www.heritagegateway.org.uk/Gateway/Results_Single.aspx?uid=MLI42911&resourceID=1006 

DB 7 March 2018 

Louth, Orme's Almshouses, Eastgate, James Fowler
Louth, Orme's Almshouses, Eastgate
Louth, Orme's Almshouses, Eastgate
Louth, Orme's Almshouses, Eastgate

Warden's Lodge at the entrance to Orme's Almshouses.

"Ten almshouses arranged in two terraces of 4 and 6 dwellings, and a warden's lodge, enclosed by a wall and railings.

Built for the Trustees of the Orme Almshouses, endowed by the Revd. Frederick Orme between 1885-1888 and designed by James Fowler"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1415542 

DB 12 September 2018

Louth, Orme's Almshouses, Eastgate, James Fowler
Revesby, Joseph Banks' Almshouses
Revesby, Joseph Banks' Almshouses
Revesby, Joseph Banks' Almshouses

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states :-

"Almshouses for ten decayed agriculturists were founded by Joseph Banks esq. M.P. of Revesby, in 1727, and endowed by him with £50 yearly"

"almshouses rebuilt by the late J. Banks Stanhope esq"

Rebuilt in 1862. 

DB 16 February 2019

Revesby, Joseph Banks' Almshouses, Stanhope
Revesby, Joseph Banks' Almshouses
Revesby, Joseph Banks' Almshouses
Revesby, Joseph Banks' Almshouses

"In the front gables are blank trilobes alternating with ashlar panels, inscribed with Banks insignia and date 1862.

Over the central pair a larger tablet records the foundation of the original almshouses in 1728 by Joseph Banks,Esq., MP for Revesby"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1215308 

Rebuilt by J. Banks Stanhope in 1862.

DB 16 February 2019

Revesby, Joseph Banks' Almshouses, J. Banks Stanhope
Revesby, Joseph Banks' Almshouses
Revesby, Joseph Banks' Almshouses
Revesby, Joseph Banks' Almshouses

"a larger tablet records the foundation of the original almshouses in 1728 by Joseph Banks,Esq., MP for Revesby.

The almshouses rebuilt by J. Banks Stanhope"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1215308 

DB 16 February 2019

Revesby, Joseph Banks' Almshouses, J. Banks Stanhope
Ruskington, Almshouses (Site), Corner of Pinfold Lane & West Gate
Ruskington, Almshouses (Site), Corner of Pinfold Lane & West Gate
Ruskington, Almshouses (Site), Corner of Pinfold Lane & West Gate

Almshouses marked here on the OS 25 inch map published 1905.

Buildings have been demolished but there is an inscribed stone set in the wall - unfortunately the text was undecipherable. 

DB 21 August 2019

Ruskington, Almshouse
Sleaford, Carre's Hospital, Eastgate
Sleaford, Carre's Hospital, Eastgate
Sleaford, Carre's Hospital, Eastgate

"Architect, H E Kendall.

Nine bay east range of 1830.

Seven bay south range of 1841-6.

On site of the house of the Carre family.

L-plan.

Range of early C19 almshouses in ashlar"

DB 24 July 2018 

Sleaford, Carre's Hospital, Bede Houses, H E Kendall
Spital in the Street, Almshouses
Spital in the Street, Almshouses
Spital in the Street, Almshouses

These almshouses of 1620 were remodelled in the nineteenth century.

Pearl Wheatley, 2011

Spital In The Street, almshouses
Tattershall, Castle Almshouses
Tattershall, Castle Almshouses
Tattershall, Castle Almshouses

"Originally 10, now 5 almshouses. C15 founded by Ralph Cromwell, remodelled C17, altered C19 and C20"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1287752 

DB 5 April 2018

Tattershall, Castle Almshouses, Ralph Cromwell
Wragby, Almshouses
Wragby, Almshouses
Wragby, Almshouses

Wragby, Turbnor almshouses