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Almshouses and Primrose Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Shimpling, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1417 / 52°8'30"N

Longitude: 0.7302 / 0°43'48"E

OS Eastings: 586924

OS Northings: 252784

OS Grid: TL869527

Mapcode National: GBR QG5.RFT

Mapcode Global: VHKDQ.LFXH

Entry Name: Almshouses and Primrose Cottage

Listing Date: 9 February 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351870

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278514

Location: Shimpling, Babergh, Suffolk, IP29

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Shimpling

Built-Up Area: Shimpling Street

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Alpheton St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

5377 (North Side)
Almshouses and
Primrose Cottage
TL 85 SE 4/769

A range of C18 timber-framed and plastered almshouses arranged in 3 blocks,
with a long block extending east and west, set back, and 2 shorter blocks
extending to the south at the east and west ends. Over the east doorway
of the long block there is the date 1777. 1 storey and attics. Casement
windows, some are old leaded lights and some modern. There is also a
small C19 former shop window in the long block. Roofs pantiled, with
3 dormers to the long block (2 gabled and 1 sloping roofed). The front
of the quadrangle formed by the 3 blocks has 3 large chestnut trees.

Listing NGR: TL8692452784

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