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3 and 4, Hitcham Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Levington, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0084 / 52°0'30"N

Longitude: 1.2531 / 1°15'11"E

OS Eastings: 623362

OS Northings: 239442

OS Grid: TM233394

Mapcode National: GBR VPX.5LX

Mapcode Global: VHLC1.NSV6

Entry Name: 3 and 4, Hitcham Almshouses

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286179

Location: Levington, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP10

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Levington

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Levington

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

Nos. 3 & 4, Hitcham
- II

Pair of almshouses, 1654, for Sir Robert Hitcham (will dated 1636). One of 2
identical parallel ranges about 7 metres apart, each range comprising a pair
of dwellings. Gable front, 1 storey and attics. Parapet gabled front wall of
red brick with tumbled-in brickwork at the parapets. Central in the gable is
a limestone plaque bearing the carved achievement of Sir Robert Hitcham. The
side walls are recessed and of rendered masonry, the rear gable is of red
brick. Plaintiled roof with C19 gabled casement dormers. Rear external
chimneys of red brick. C19 and C20 casements, some with small panes. C19
boarded entrance doors. A plaque on the side wall records reconditioning
works in 1961/62.

Listing NGR: TM2336239442

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