Monument record WKM 013 - Plomesgate Union Workhouse; Deben Court

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Plomesgate Poor Law Union Workhouse.


Grid reference Centred TM 304 555 (190m by 95m)
Map sheet TM35NW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Plomesgate Poor Law Union Workhouse. Significant parts surviving, and now called `Deben Court'. Built 1836/37 to accommodate 400 (S2).
Includes area of 'Burial Ground' on N side and 'Independent Chapel' to W.
Historical research needed - rare survival - Listable?
For history see (S4, copy in parish file).

Documents in Parish File titled "The History of Deben Court, formerly Plomesgate Union Workhouse" by Jane Blanchflower.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:2500 map, 1904.
  • <S2> (No record type): Goult W, A Survey of Suffolk Parish History: E Suffolk, 1990.
  • <S3> (No record type): Grace F, `Poor Law Unions 1834-1930', An Historical Atlas of Suffolk, 1988, 98-9.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Miss E P Cockburn. 1991. The Workhouse, Wickham Market, Suffolk, now Deben Court.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Sep 7 2012 10:35AM

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