Founded in 1400 according to L&M, but it looks like the current buildings date from 1834.
The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from Wenceslaus Hollar’s maps:
Open location in Google Maps: 52.022200, 0.236232
King Edward VI Almshouses, Saffron Walden
c1400-1949: records incl calendar, minutes, acts, admissions registers, accounts, annual reports and deeds http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/nra/searches/s…
King Edward VI and Reverend Joseph Prime Almshouse Charity, set up in 1400 to provide accommodation for the ‘poor and needy’ of the local community http://www.saffron-directory.co.uk/directory.aspx…
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.