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The Almshouses

Chapel St., Stratford-upon-Avon, England
+44 1789 293127
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These houses were fascinating as they are still used in same way as first intended with occupants... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jacky R
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warrington cheshire
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The Almshouses are just another opportunity to pretend to are in a different time. Great for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike N
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New York City, New York
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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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Chapel St., Stratford-upon-Avon, England
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+44 1789 293127

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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 5 weeks ago

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 15 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
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Lovely old thatched buildings - makes lovely photo - gives a taste of life in the past - interesting to see how the houses would have been

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Almshouses lie along the way between Shakespeare's Birthhouse and his last resting place at the Holy Trinity Church, just besides the Guild Chapel. A nice row of old timber wood houses with an interesting history, built by the rich merchants of the town for...More

Thank gourmet_ou_gourmand
Reviewed 1 April 2017

These are in excellent condition, 500 years old and still lived in!! I loved the daily walk past them to and from our lodgings. A magnificent piece of living history.

Thank Ros R
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