In Almshouses: A Social and Architectural History Brian Howson outlines the development of almshouses, from their origins as mediaeval hospitals, through the Tudor and Stuart periods, to Georgian and Victorian times when the provision became more urban than rural in character and philanthropic in sponsorship.
- Paperback | 160 pages
- 170 x 244 x 10mm | 458.13g
- 14 Jul 2008
- The History Press Ltd
- Stroud, United Kingdom
- 70 black and white and 30 colour illustrations
About Brian Howson
Brian Howson has been researching the history of almshouses for the past two decades.