Monument record BLB 142 - Bulchamp Industry House; Blythburgh and District Hospital

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Bulchamp Industry House shown on Hodskinsons Map, 1783 (S1). Formerly recorded as BLB MISC


Grid reference Centred TM 439 762 (178m by 155m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM47NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Bulchamp Industry House shown on Hodskinsons Map, 1783 (S1). According to Goult the 'workhouse' was built in 1765/66, partly destroyed by mob during construction, opened in 1766 housing 56 paupers, rising to 352 by 1767 (S2). Location shown on earlier OS mapping, (now?) the Blythburgh and District Hospital.
Also recorded as BLB 033 (& 052 for burial ground).

Formerly recorded as BLB MISC

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson. Hodskinson map, 1783. 1783.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Goult W. 1990. A Survey of Suffolk Parish History. East Suffolk A-H, 1990.
  • <S3> Map: OS. OS Map. C.1953.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 8 2018 4:19PM

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