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Almshouses and Primrose Cottage, Shimpling

Description: Almshouses and Primrose Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 February 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 278514

OS Grid Reference: TL8692452784
OS Grid Coordinates: 586924, 252784
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1417, 0.7302

Location: Slough Hill, Shimpling, Suffolk IP29 4HS

Locality: Shimpling
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP29 4HS

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Listing Text

5377 (North Side)
Almshouses and
Primrose Cottage
TL 85 SE 4/769

A range of C18 timber-framed and plastered almshouses arranged in 3 blocks,
with a long block extending east and west, set back, and 2 shorter blocks
extending to the south at the east and west ends. Over the east doorway
of the long block there is the date 1777. 1 storey and attics. Casement
windows, some are old leaded lights and some modern. There is also a
small C19 former shop window in the long block. Roofs pantiled, with
3 dormers to the long block (2 gabled and 1 sloping roofed). The front
of the quadrangle formed by the 3 blocks has 3 large chestnut trees.

Listing NGR: TL8692452784

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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