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Thomas Mills Almshouses

A Grade II* Listed Building in Framlingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2207 / 52°13'14"N

Longitude: 1.3415 / 1°20'29"E

OS Eastings: 628337

OS Northings: 263312

OS Grid: TM283633

Mapcode National: GBR WNN.PZK

Mapcode Global: VHLB4.6GK0

Entry Name: Thomas Mills Almshouses

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199250

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286400

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


4/122 Thomas Mills Almshouses


A row of 8 almshouses, built under the will of Thomas Mills of Framlingham
(d.1703), and completed by 1705. 2 storeys. Red brick with band; dark
headers; plaintiles, and a heavy modillion cornice. 4 internal chimney-stacks
with large plain red brick shafts. 20 windows, arranged in groups of 5, each
group having a single-light window with transom flanked by 2 cross windows on
each side. All the lights have square leaded panes. 8 recessed doors, with
applied bolection mouldings forming 2 panels, and simple moulded architraves:
a door set below the 2nd and 4th windows in each group of 5. Flat gauged
arches above the ground-storey windows and the doors. Thomas Mills, a
wheelwright and timber-merchant of Framlingham, and the leader of the Baptist
congregation there, bequeathed money for 6 almshouses; the money for the
remaining 2 was given by his lifelong friend, William Mayhew (a,1713).

Listing NGR: TM2833763312

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

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