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Great Lumley, John Duck's Hospital (Great Lumley)

This is the site of a set of almshouses built in 1686 by John Duck. They were to house 12 elderly people. The buildings were arranged around a courtyard, and there was a courtyard in the northeast corner. They were demolished in 1971.

Reference number:D1291
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Great Lumley


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