ALMSHOUSES OF LONDON

 

 

Almshouses in N postcode area


N1 City Road
  • St Botolph's Parishes Almshouses


N1  Hoxton           

Established by the will of Allen Badger dated 1674 (or 1675), the almshouses were erected in 1698 on a site in Hoxton Street, adjacent and to the north of the Weavers Company Almshouses.

The almshouses consisted of two terraced blocks facing each other across a central yard. Each single-storey block contained three dwellings and were intended to accommodate six men and their wives. Each couple would receive £20 per annum. Later, it seems the almshouses were occupied solely by women.

By the middle of the 19th century the buildings had fallen into such disrepair that they had to be condemned. A scheme to rebuild the almshouses behind the newly built Fuller's Almshouses in Wood Green was rejected.

In 1873 the almshouse funds were applied instead to pensions, while the buildings were demolished and the site let for redevelopment. By 1899 warehouses had been erected where the almshouses had stood.

  • Berman's Almshouses I

  • Fullers Almshouses, 244-278 Crondall Street, N1

  • Westby's Almshouses


N1 Islington
  • Clothworkers Almshouses

  • Clothworkers Almshouses, Essex Road

  • Davis's Almshouses


N1 Kingsland

N7  Holloway
  • Drovers Almhouses, 12-17 North Road, N7


N9 Edmonton
  • Knight's Almshouses

  • Style's Almshouses

  • Wilde's Almshouses


N11 New Southgate
  • Clock & Watchmakers Almshouses


N13 Palmers Green

N15 South Tottenham
  • Aged Pilgrims, 81 Vartry Road, N15 6QD

  • Forsters Cottages


N16 Stamford Hill
  • Emanuel Almshouses II


N16 Stoke Newington
  • West Hackney House


N17 Tottenham
  • Drapers Almshouses


N19 Archway
  • Aged Pilgrims (Hillside)

  • Whittington College


N20 Whetstone
  • Bookbinders Cottages, St Ninian's Court, N20

  • Lawrence Campe Almshouses


N21 Winchmore Hill
  • Esther Doe Lodge


N22  Wood Green
  • Fishmongers & Poulterers Institution

  • Fuller's Almshouses

  • Porter's and Walter's Almshouses, Nightingale Road, N22

  • Printers Almshouses, 245 High Road, N22

  • St Leonard's House. Nightingale Road, N22

  • Shoreditch Almshouses, Nightingale Road, N22

Last updated 4th October 2020

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