Church of the Hospital of St Cross and Almshouse of Noble Poverty, Winchester, a side aisle with font

RIBApix ref no RIBA100314
Artist/PhotographerIngle, Richard (1927-2010)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1300
Image Date2002
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceIngle 02-9
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Richard Ingle / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Henry de Blois, appointed Bishop of Winchester in 1129 at the age of 28, founded the Hospital of St Cross in 1136, which consisted of a church with hospital buildings on the south side. It is England's oldest charitable institution. The Almshouse of Noble Poverty was added by Cardinal Beaufort within a few years of 1445.

Subject tags

churches, arches, church fittings, fonts