Herrick Almshouses – Woodhouse (Leicestershire)

This building is 4 separate cottages that were built as almshouses. They were built in 1856 at the request of a Miss Herrick. They have the inscription ‘Offer unto God thanksgiving’. The Herrick family have played an important role in the village since 1615. This was when William Herrick gave a pulpit to St Mary’sContinue reading “Herrick Almshouses – Woodhouse (Leicestershire)”

Loughborough University

Loughborough University (abbreviated as Lough or Lboro for post-nominals) is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England. It has been a university since 1966, but the institution dates back to 1909, when the then Loughborough Technical Institute began with a focus on skills and knowledgeContinue reading “Loughborough University”