Description: Sir Robert Hitcham's Almshouses
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
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TM 26 SE FRAMLINGHAM NEW ROAD
4/112 Sir Robert Hitcham's
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
Source: English Heritage
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