The Almshouses in Bures are located
along Cuckoo Hill, adjacent to the Cemetery entrance.
Until 2009. they were used to house the parish widows and widowers.
With the arrival of Babergh District
Council bungalows for the elderly in Eves Orchard, the demand for
the Almshouses fell dramatically.
These have now been converted into four self contained units, comprising
of a one bedroom accommodation
With little demand for use by the
elderly, they were then offered as social housing to the younger
generation who could not afford to rent or purchase property in