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36, the Street, Dalham

Description: 36, the Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 275597

OS Grid Reference: TL7227161948
OS Grid Coordinates: 572271, 261948
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2288, 0.5210

Location: The Street, Dalham, Suffolk CB8 8TF

Locality: Dalham
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CB8 8TF

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Listing Text


6/37 No 36
7.5.54 (Formerly listed
as Waveney and
adjoining Cottage)


House. Probably C14, with alterations of C17 and C18. One-and-
a-half storeys and attics. A small aisled hall house of 2 cells,
with a hall of 2 bays, aisled at the rear and with inconclusive
evidence for a second aisle at the front; greatly depleted by
later alterations. 3 windows. Timber-framed and rendered.
Thatched roof with plaintiled gabled dormers having C18 iron
casements with diamond leaded lights; gable and axial chimneys of
red brick. C18 and C19 2-light windows with iron casements and
leaded lights. Boarded and battened entrance door. Visible
members of the C14 house include: an arcade post of an open
truss, trenched for a passing-brace; an arcade-plate of
remarkably slender scantling and poor quality, with 2 open lap-
joints for doubled arcade-braces; an arcade post of a closed
truss with mortices for tie-beam and arcade-plate bracing; and a
section of aisle wall-plate. The upper bay of the hall probably
floored over C16. Chimney inserted into service cell, and
remainder of hall floored over, C17 or early C18. Roof almost
totally rebuilt C18. Divided into 3 cottages C19. A rare but
fragmentary example of the aisled hall house at a low social 1

Listing NGR: TL7227161948

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Source: English Heritage

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