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Forge Bungalows

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Barton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2688 / 52°16'7"N

Longitude: 0.7709 / 0°46'15"E

OS Eastings: 589163

OS Northings: 267022

OS Grid: TL891670

Mapcode National: GBR RG0.PQS

Mapcode Global: VHKD5.97WK

Entry Name: Forge Bungalows

Listing Date: 28 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194741

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284438

Location: Great Barton, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Great Barton

Built-Up Area: Great Barton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Great Barton Holy Innocents

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


1/17 Nos. 1,2,3 & 4 Forge
- Bungalows

- II

A row of 4 almshouses, built by Lady Louisa Bunbury in 1830 for poor widows.
Single-storey, with a 2-storey central porch. In a random mixture of flint and
small freestone blocks with white brick quoins and dressings; slate roofs. 2
internal chimney-stacks with plain white brick shafts. 4 canted bays, with
casement windows having transome and cross-bars to lights. The central porch
has a hipped roof with overhanging eaves; a casement window to the upper
storey with rounded heads in Gothick style to the 2 lights, and a rounded
archway to the ground storey with 2 recessed entrance doors. At each gable
end of the range is a small enclosed gabled porch with a plank door set in a
rounded arched doorway. A plaque over the porch entry reads: 'The Widows'
Home. Sacred to the memory of Louisa Emilia Bunbury MDCCCXXX'

Listing NGR: TL8916367022

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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