Almshouses, Ewelme, Chilterns, Oxfordshire: the courtyard with the water pump in the foreground
|Artist/Photographer||Deakin, Ralph (1888-1952)|
|Library Reference||DK/UK/60 (DKN/UK/88)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections|
NOTES: Ae-whylme is Anglo-Saxon for 'waters whelming' and the village dreives its name from a spring which empties into a rapid stream known as Ewelme Brook. The almhouses were established in 1437 by Alice de la Pole, Duchess of Suffolk.
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