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Sir Robert Hitcham's Almshouses, Framlingham

Description: Sir Robert Hitcham's Almshouses

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 286390

OS Grid Reference: TM2825563503
OS Grid Coordinates: 628255, 263503
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2224, 1.3404

Location: New Road, Framlingham, Suffolk IP13 9EP

Locality: Framlingham
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 9EP

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Listing Text


4/112 Sir Robert Hitcham's
25.10.51 Almshouses


A row of 12 almshouses, erected under the will of Sir Robert Hitcham in 1654,
using materials from the demolished castle buildings. One storey and attics.
Red brick, laid in English Bond; plaintiles. The moulded brick cornice forms
a string course to the dormers. A central projecting l½-storey gabled porch.
6 internal chimney-stacks with plain red brick shafts. 12 3-light casement
windows with moulded jambs and mullions and diamond leaded panes, and 6 2-
light diamond leaded casement windows, with flat hoodmoulds, set into full
dormers. 12 2-panel doors with hoodmoulds. Restored.

Listing NGR: TM2825563503

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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