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Thomas Mills Almshouses, Framlingham

Description: Thomas Mills Almshouses

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 286400

OS Grid Reference: TM2833663313
OS Grid Coordinates: 628336, 263313
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2207, 1.3415

Location: Brook Lane, Framlingham, Suffolk IP13 9ED

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

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Listing Text


4/122 Thomas Mills Almshouses


A row of 8 almshouses, built under the will of Thomas Mills of Framlingham
(d.1703), and completed by 1705. 2 storeys. Red brick with band; dark
headers; plaintiles, and a heavy modillion cornice. 4 internal chimney-stacks
with large plain red brick shafts. 20 windows, arranged in groups of 5, each
group having a single-light window with transome flanked by 2 cross windows on
each side. All the lights have square leaded panes. 8 recessed doors, with
applied bolection mouldings forming 2 panels, and simple moulded architraves:
a door set below the 2nd and 4th windows in each group of 5. Flat gauged
arches above the ground-storey windows and the doors. Thomas Mills, a
wheelwright and timber-merchant of Framlingham, and the leader of the Baptist
congregation there, bequeathed money for 6 almshouses; the money for the
remaining 2 was given by his lifelong friend, William Mayhew (a,1713).

Listing NGR: TM2833663313

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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