St Catherine's Chapel and Almshouses, Exeter
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 43.428 W 003° 31.774
30U E 462620 N 5619244
Quick Description: A ruin in Exeter, Devon UK
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/11/2008 9:13:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM4E36
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
Views: 34

Long Description:
The chapel and Almshouses were founded by Canon John Stevens in 1457 to house thirteen poor men. Over the centuries the buildings have had various uses. See link for details.

The bombing of May 1942 destroyed the Almshouses and Chapel. Rather than clear the ruins, the City Council landscaped the ruins as a memorial to that dreadful night.
Type: Ruin

Fee: 0

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