Oken's and Gifflet's Almshouses, Warwick

Description of this historic site

Oken's and Gifflet's Almshouses, built in the Post Medieval period to provide housing for the poor. There have been some alterations to the buildings which are situated in Castle Hill, Warwick.

Notes about this historic site

1 This group of buildings consists of Nos 1-2, 3-6, 7-10 Castle Hill, two storey almshouses dated 1696. Nos 1-5 are of 17th century brick with a continuous stone hood at the first floor level. Stone window dressings have been replaced by 19th century casements. The plinth has been rebuilt with blue brick. Nos 7-10 have an inscription stating that they were rebuilt after the 1694 fire. The brickwork appears to be 18th century, and most of the roof on this side has been renewed with machined tiles.

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