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Hospital of St Nicholas

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Hospital of St Nicholas...founded 1446 <1a>In 1446, Wm Glover was granted land between the churchyard and the kings highway upon which to build Town Almshouses. Here, four persons of Newport were maintained until 1836 when the site of the building was required for the enlargement of...

BISHOP BERES ALMSHOUSE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Almshouses, formerly Hospital of St John the Baptist which was moved to this site in 1246, a dependency of Glastonbury Abbey. The almshouses were re-founded in 1512 together with a chapel. It was dissolved in 1545. The hall and the domestic buildings have since been destroyed but the chape...