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Ford's Hospital Almshouse - Heritage Open Days 2019

14 September 2019 - 15 September 2019 Every day
  • Location: Ford's Hospital Greyfriars Lane, Coventry CV1 2GY
  • Time: 10:00 - 16:00
  • Cost: FREE

Ford's Hospital was built in the early 1520s from an endowment made by the will of William Ford a wool merchant and former Mayor of Coventry who died in 1509.

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Originally built to accommodate six poor men and their wives and a priest who was to live in the house and use the chapel, the Almshouse survived the dissolution of the monasteries to be purchased by the City in the early 1600s.

Presently, the now re-built and modernised almshouses provides 5 large self contained apartments. 

Come along and enjoy the magnificent courtyard and gardens as well as a display of collected articles, maps and photographs presented by the residents in the residents lounge (formerly the Board Room).

Opening times

Saturday 14 September: 1000-1600
Sunday 15 September: 1000-1600

Booking details

No booking required


Low entrance doorway to residents lounge

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