|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||Harbord's Almshouses, Magdalen Street|
These six almshouses were built in 1680 but were restored in the 19th century. The southwest gable has brick diaperwork and is offset at the eaves. Each building has a façade of whitewashed brick and flint and a three-light window but most of the windows are 19th century replacements. Sadly, these buildings were damaged by fire in 1994.
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|Grid Reference:||TL 8739 8323|
|Parish:||THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Six almshouses, 1680, restored 19th century. Southwest gable with brick diaperwork and offset at eaves. Façade whitewashed brick and flint, single storey. Six doors arranged 1-2-2-1, each house with three-light window but now mostly 19th century.
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 29 March 1994.
Damaged by fire October 1994.
Press cutting in file.
- ALMSHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1680 AD to 1900 AD?)
- HOUSE? (Post Medieval to Modern - 1900 AD to 2050 AD)
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Sources and further reading
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|<S1>||Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest. |
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