|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Site of former almshouse and workhouse|
This is the site of an almshouse that was subsequently used as a workhouse and is marked on Faden's Map of 1797. The workhouse is referred to as still holding the poor in 1836.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 0697 3279|
|Parish:||BRISTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Workhouse (now demolished?).
Marked on (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 6 September 1979.
Not demolished - still extant, see photograph and notes in file by J. Lodey (NLA).
E. Rose (NLA), 24 July 1996.
Almshouses at Briston bequeathed by Mr Berridge and Mr Tooley in 1650 are said to have been subsequently used for a time as a workhouse (S2), marked on (S1), but in 1836 it was used as rent-free houses for the poor (S3).
Information from linked thematic record.
M. Dennis (NLA), 2 August 2007.
- (Former Type) WORKHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- (Former Type) ALMSHOUSE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1650 AD to 1797 AD?)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797. |
|<S2>||Unpublished Document: Briston Town Book. |
|<S3>||Directory: White, W.. 1836. White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk.. 1st Edition. p 584. |
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