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Widows' Homes

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolverstone, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0022 / 52°0'7"N

Longitude: 1.182 / 1°10'55"E

OS Eastings: 618512

OS Northings: 238532

OS Grid: TM185385

Mapcode National: GBR VPT.KN0

Mapcode Global: VHLC0.FXRZ

Entry Name: Widows' Homes

Listing Date: 29 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277316

Location: Woolverstone, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Woolverstone

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Woolverstone St Michael

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 1938 WOOLVERSTONE MAIN ROAD
(south side)
7/37
- Widows' Homes
- II
Widows' homes. 1887 on plaque. For Berners estate. Red brick with tile hung
1st floor and plain tile roof. 2 storeys. 4-bay centre with single-bay pro-
jecting cross wings to each end. Domestic revival style. Tudor-arched plank
doors with carved spandrels in moulded surrounds. Ovolo mullioned windows of
4 lights with leaded lights. Plaque to first floor centre with crest and
inscription HB 1887 WIDOWS HOMES. Gabled half dormers with mullion windows with
leaded lights, bargeboards and finials. Gabled cross wings with finials.
Swept roof with cresting and 3 groups of ridge stacks with moulded cornices.

Listing NGR: TM1851238532

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