almonries (buildings)

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Scope note
Buildings housing institutions founded by or maintained by a monastery, abbey, magistrate, nobleman, or private charity for the reception and support of the aged and poor; may also contain the residence of almoners. For buildings where the elderly, poor, or helpless are cared for and put to work at public expense, use "almshouses (buildings)."
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024