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Description: Spoons Hall
Date Listed: 7 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 114884
OS Grid Reference: TL8452033114
OS Grid Coordinates: 584520, 233114
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9659, 0.6845
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TL 83 SW
3/86 (28/594) Spoons Hall
House. Early C16, extended in later C16, C17 and C20. Timber framed, plastered
with some exposed framing, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Complex plan,
consisting of 2-bay hall range aligned N-S with axial stack in N bay, C17
extension to E, C17 2-storey lean-to extension to N, and C20 single-storey
extension beyond. C16 crosswing to S, C16 range beyond, stair tower of c.1600
to W, and C18 extension in SW angle. The original front was to the W, and the
crosswing is jettied on this side, with exposed joists and 3 plain brackets, but
the E (garden) elevation is now more important. 2 storeys. Exposed framing,
continuous jetty on E elevation (with 4 plain brackets) and S elevation with
dragon beam and corner bracket. Close studding, 'Suffolk' bracing. 2 C20
splayed bays and C20 casements above. 4 late C16 windows with 2, 3, 2 and 2
mullions, restored. Blocked door with 4-centred doorhead, restored. Original
sprockets. Grouped diagonal shafts. The interior has jowled posts, exposed
heavy studding, chamfered beams, crownpost roofs over hall range and crosswing,
queenpost roof with curved wind bracing to side purlins in S range. Restored in
early C20, with some original features re-sited. RCHM 12.
Listing NGR: TL8452033114
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Source: English Heritage
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