Plaque on Church Street Almshouses

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Transcription from a plaque on Church Street Almshouses transcribed by Dr Michael J. Fennessy in 2006.

Date: 1611 - 1959

Full details of the memorial (including a photograph and its exact location) can be accessed by downloading the data file from the CMIAR website.

Transcription

ON THIS SITE, FOR NIGH ON
THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY YEARS,
STOOD ALMSHOUSES FOR POOR PERSONS
OF SANDFORD AND CREDITON,
PROVIDED BY JOHN DAVIE ESQRE., OF CREEDY
AND MAINTAINED BY HIS DESCENDANTS.
A.D. 1611-1959.