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Sir Robert Hitcham's Almshouses

A Grade II* Listed Building in Framlingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2224 / 52°13'20"N

Longitude: 1.3404 / 1°20'25"E

OS Eastings: 628255

OS Northings: 263503

OS Grid: TM282635

Mapcode National: GBR WNN.PQ8

Mapcode Global: VHLB4.5DZN

Entry Name: Sir Robert Hitcham's Almshouses

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1377408

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286390

Location: Framlingham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Framlingham

Built-Up Area: Framlingham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Framlingham St Michael

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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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

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