Hospital of St Cross, Winchester

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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  • It is not clear if you are allowed to park in the lane, but we did! The hospital building is currently closed, but you can see into the courtyard from the gate, and chat to persons running the shop...  more »
  • Down a single track road, and the gate to go through is on the right. You can keep going for a walk around the hospital, and you get a great view from the opposite side. T he gate as you go in is...  more »
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  • 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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