Abbots Hospital , Guildford , Surrey

"Hospital of the Blessed Trinity", now referred to as "Abbot's hospital" was built in 1619 by Guildfordian George Abbot (1562-1633 ) the son of a local clothworker. It is a hospital in an old meaning of the word - a home for the elderly - originally up to 20 elderly Guildfordians could be housed here at any one time, although extensions have been made to it since.In 1609 George Abbot became a Bishop of the Church of England and went on to become Archbishop of Canterbury in 1611.
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PE 2583
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Philip Enticknap

Abbots Hospital , Guildford , Surrey

Abbots Hospital , Guildford , Surrey
"Hospital of the Blessed Trinity", now referred to as "Abbot's hospital" was built in 1619 by Guildfordian George Abbot (1562-1633 ) the son of a local clothworker. It is a hospital in an old meaning of the word - a home for the elderly - originally up to 20 elderly Guildfordians could be housed here at any one time, although extensions have been made to it since.In 1609 George Abbot became a Bishop of the Church of England and went on to become Archbishop of Canterbury in 1611.
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PE 2583
Date:
Location:
Photographer:
Philip Enticknap

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