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The Almshouses

Chapel St., Stratford-upon-Avon, England
+44 1789 293127
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Lovely to see

Lovely almshouses and great living history, as these houses are still occupied don't expect to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michelle J
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Sutton, null, United Kingdom
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Charming buildings

The original Almshouses were built in the 15th century and, thankfully, have been restored and... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
MedEngland
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Sir Baptist Hicks, a silk trader and reputedly the richest man in England during the early 17th century, financed homes that were, and still are, used as homes for twelve pensioners.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely almshouses and great living history, as these houses are still occupied don't expect to walk around inside them. Are adjacent to the school. Lovely period property that is kept in a good state.

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The original Almshouses were built in the 15th century and, thankfully, have been restored and maintained ever since, and are still used for the purpose for which they were designed. Appreciate then as you walk from the Grammar School to Hall's Croft.

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Pretty little houses and very old, just one of those nice historic things to look at and appreciate in passing.

Thank Robertabrush
Reviewed 17 September 2017

These houses were fascinating as they are still used in same way as first intended with occupants being chosen because of need not how much they have and can buy an old house. They are so pretty and original.

Thank Jacky R
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The Almshouses are just another opportunity to pretend to are in a different time. Great for pictures and imagination. I enjoyed.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 19 August 2017

As first time visitors here, not just the Almshouses, but all the "Olde Worlde" buildings in Stratford-Upon-Avon are exactly like we imagined they would be. If these are the original buildings then they have done remarkably well to look so good after all these years....More

Thank dnowland_12
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Quite unbelievable that these houses are still standing after all these hundreds of years beautiful looking houses

Thank Steven Y
Reviewed 18 June 2017

As you spend the day wondering - stroll past here and join the others taking photos...a real connection to the past; so well looked after

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

A lovely row of buildings just behind the guild chapel. The almshouses are also attached to the school and guildhall and just after the guild chapel is Shakespeare's New place attraction

Thank Joshua L
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

A must see sight when visiting Stratford Upon Avon, if only to photograph the exterior! Right in the center of town on you will get to see this row of 16th century houses that are superbly preserved

Thank Kelly W
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