Record Details

NHER Number:47974
Type of record:Building
Name:White Cottages at The Great Hospital, Bishopgate


The White Cottages are almshouses, built in 1826 of yellow brick with stone dressings. These single storey buildings have hipped slate roofs and share six tall four-shafted brick ridge chimneys. The projecting centre bay has a Tudor-arched ribbed door flanked by two-light windows under a stepped gable. The almshouses stand within the Great Hospital Precinct (NHER 624).

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2376 0905
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

June 1972. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
White Cottages at The Great Hospital, Bishopgate.
Almshouses. 1826. Yellow brick with stone dressings; hipped slate roof; six tall four-shafted brick ridge chimneys. Single storey; modified twelve-window range of casements with horizontal glazing bars. Projecting centre bay has Tudor-arched ribbed door with drip mould flanked by two-light windows under a stepped gable. Pairs of similar smaller doors to right and left (two now blocked) deeply recessed in projecting porches with drip moulds. Single porches in similar style at each end.
Information from (S1).

Monument Types

  • ALMSHOUSE (19th Century to 21st Century - 1826 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1372804.

Related records

624Part of: Precinct of the Great Hospital (Monument)

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