Almshouses, The Green, Stoneleigh

Description of this historic site

Almeshouses, houses that were built during the Post Medieval period for poor people to live in. They are situated at The Green, Stoneleigh.

Notes about this historic site

1 The Almshouses were founded by Lady Alice Leigh for ten people – all unmarried and nominated by her or her heirs forever.
2 The building is dated 1594 and is of red sandstone ashlar with a tiled roof. There are five chamfered stone four-centred arched doorways, ten mid 19th century leaded two light casements in chamfered openings with oak lintels. The five dormer windows are restored, the roof tiles are modern.
3 The building is one storey.

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