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Monument record MDR4522 - Wilmot Almshouses (site of), Chaddesden, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Stuart to Mid 20th Century - 1638 AD? to 1963 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

[SK 38163690] ALMSHOUSES [GT] (1) The Wilmot Almshouses, Chaddesden, a range of six cottages of c. 1638. (2) Recently demolished. (3) Photograph caption: Opposite the door of Chaddesden church once stood six almshouses built 1638-9. Part of a bequest of 16 (the other ten were in Derby's Bridge Gate), they formed Wilmot's Charity or the Black Hospital. There were two outside privvies to serve all six houses. Demolished February 1963. Photographed in 1959. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1919. OS 6".
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: M.H.L.G. 2362/11/A 1960,8..
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 29-NOV-66.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Craven, M. 1996. The Illustrated History of Derby Suburbs. p 41.



Grid reference Centred SK 3815 3690 (14m by 19m) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1484

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Record last edited

Aug 5 2013 4:17PM

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