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Hospital of St Cross, Winchester

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Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Hospital of St Cross and Almshouse of Noble Poverty is a medieval almshouse in Winchester, Hampshire, England. It has been described as "England's oldest and most perfect almshouse". Most of the buildings and grounds are open to the public at certain times. It is a Grade I listed building.
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  • This is an interesting and peaceful stop on a walk through the water meadows or up St Catherine's Hill. The church is great and the setting / almshouses look super. It doesn't take long and there's....  more »
  • The title sums it up. This really is a beautiful and peaceful place. The alms houses are beautiful as is the church and the gardens with the pond. It is so well kept. We walked from the town centre...  more »
  • Had my little boy here, a couple of the staff had a real lack of job satisfaction. Midwife was lovely though and we got a birthing pool. Which was great
  • Well worth a visit. Try for the historical dole. The site is beautiful with well maintained gardens in the setting of the Water Meadows overlooked by St Catherine's Hill. Refreshments available.

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