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Description: The Monastery
Date Listed: 11 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224260
OS Grid Reference: TG3803331069
OS Grid Coordinates: 638033, 331069
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8245, 1.5317
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HAPPISBURGH WHIMPWELL STREET
TG 33 SE
5/45 The Monastery
Monastic Grange, now private house. Early C16, altered C19 and C20. Flint
and brick with thatched roof. originally an open hall house. 2 storeys.
West front with 2 central half glazed doors, 2 segmental-headed casements
to ground floor and 3 to first floor. All details C20. Gabled roof with
gable heads supported on kneelers. Internal gable end stacks. Gabled cross
wing to rear of one storey and dormer attic. This wing is former hall. One
door and 2 segmental-headed casements to ground floor, all C20. 2 dormers
under eyebrow thatching. East gable head on brick kneelers. Interior. Hall
entered through 2 4-centred brick arches, one now converted to a window, with
double hollow mouldings. Arched and hollow moulded brick piscina in ground
floor of original hall. Chamfered bridging beams to ceiling, floored probably
C18. North-south range roof of ties and collars, the two linked by jowled
Queen posts. Many renewed timbers. Over hall Crown post roof removed when
this wing floored.
Listing NGR: TG3803331069
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Source: English Heritage
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