Monument record BLB 033 - Blythburgh Hospital; Blything Union Workhouse; Bulchamp Workhouse

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Summary

Blything Incorporated Hundred Workhouse erected in 1766, for background information see (S1).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 43950 76280 (348m by 208m)
Map sheet TM47NW
Civil Parish BLYTHBURGH, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Blything Incorporated Hundred Workhouse erected in 1766, for background information see (S1). The House of Industry was built at the cost of £13,446 18s 4d (S3). The Union Workhouse built at Bulchamp was partly destroyed by a mob during construction. The mob was dispersed by the military. Opened in 1756 to house 46 paupers. 352 inmates in 1767 and 264 in 1843 (S4).
Buildings shown on 1926 OS map (S2).
Converted into hospital in C20.
See BLB 052 for Burial Ground and DBA S5

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: copy (S2).
  • <S1> (No record type): Dymond D & Martin E (eds), An Historical Atlas of Suffolk, 1988, 96-97.
  • <S2> Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:2500 map, sheet no XXIII.11, 1927.
  • <S3> (No record type): Shaw John, `The Finance and Construction of the East Anglian Houses of Industry', PSIA, vol 37, pt 2.
  • <S4> (No record type): Goult W, A Survey of Suffolk Parish History: E Suffolk, SCC, 1990.
  • <S5> Unpublished document: Gardner, R.. 2002. Archaeological Evaluation Report: Blythburgh Hospital, burial ground, Bulcamp.

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Record last edited

Jun 16 2017 12:59PM

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