Poets Cottages

38-46 Milton Street
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These cottages pre-date the Freehold Land Society's California Estate development of housing to the east of Ipswich. It is interesting to envisage the landscape here before the FLS development started in 1850. These small farm workers' cottages would have stood more-or-less alone  surrounded by the sheep fields of the Cauldwell Hall estate. Presumably a track from Spring Road gave access to the cottages and the FLS followed the line and built the roadway into California's grid-iron of streets.

S.P.R. 81.
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Related pages:
House name plaque examples: Alston Road; Bramford Road; Cauldwell Hall Road; Cavendish Street; Marlborough Road; Rosehill area;
Ipswich & Suffolk Freehold Land Society (F.L.S.); Rosehill case study;
Street index; Origins of street names in Ipswich; Streets named after slavery abolitionists.
Dated buildings list; Dated buildings examples;
Named buildings listNamed (& sometimes dated) buildings examples.
Street nameplate examples;

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