The Hospices de Beaune is a former charitable almshouse in Beaune, France. It was founded in 1443 by Nicolas Rolin, chancellor of Burgundy, as a hospital for the poor. …
The Hospices de Beaune consists of a pair of two-storied buildings arranged around a stone courtyard.
The building wings are well-preserved today; they contain half-timber galleries and ornate rooftops with dormer windows.
The hospital is arranged so that the wings served the office, kitchen and apothecary functions. The nuns and patients were housed nearer the chapel, towards the center of the complex
Beaune is a walled town at the center of the Burgundy. This is a winemaking region surrounded by the Côte d’Or vineyards, the cobbled town is renowned for an annual wine auction held at the Hôtel-Dieu.