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The Old Almshouses, Drinkstone

Description: The Old Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 280784

OS Grid Reference: TL9592161552
OS Grid Coordinates: 595921, 261552
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2173, 0.8666

Location: The Street, Drinkstone, Suffolk IP30 9SX

Locality: Drinkstone
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 9SX

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Listing Text

TL 96 SE
1/31 The Old Almshouses
_ (formerly listed as
Church Close)
House, formerly almshouses. Built late C16 or early C17, as probably, one
dwelling. 2 storeys. 3-cell plan and in addition a set-forward range to
left. Timber-framed and roughcast. Thatched roofs. An axial chimney of
early C17 red brick, and a large external chimney at the front gable. This is
mainly plastered and was, when built, internal, the range once projecting
further forward. Mid C20 steel small-pane casements. Boarded entrance door,
a large C20 thatched-roofed porch on oak posts and with an arched doorway, all
reused from an old building.

Listing NGR: TL9592161552

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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