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Godophin House The Scotch Tea Rooms Including Area Railings, Newmarket

Description: Godophin House The Scotch Tea Rooms Including Area Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 275633

OS Grid Reference: TL6418963205
OS Grid Coordinates: 564189, 263205
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2425, 0.4034

Locality: Newmarket
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CB8 9AA

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Listing Text

(Including EXNING)

7/73 No 2 (Godophin
10.3.70 House) & The
Scotch Tea Rooms
incluiding area
(Formerly listed
as No.2
(Godolphin House)


Offices, (formerly house) and tea rooms, (formerly kitchen wing),
early C18. 2 storeys and attics on basement. 3 windows, with
return elevation of 4 windows to the High Street. Red brick with
parapets and cornice of brick and moulded limestone, the parapet
raised at the centre and pierced by attic windows. Plaintiled
roof with gabled dormers having sash windows, chimneys of red
brick. Sash windows with flat arches of gauged brick and small-
pane sashes with thick glazing bars. C20 entrance doorway in the
C18 manner: pair of 2-panelled doors with oblong fanlight,
pilasters with flat canopy of console brackets. A C18
tradesmens doorway to left with segmental arch of gauged brick
and door with 6 fielded panels. Some rooms have good complete
early C18 decoration on ground and 1st floors; chimney pieces,
full height panelling, panelled doors and moulded ceiling
cornices C18 wrought iron railings along the High Street frontage
return to meet the corner of Godolphin House. The Scotch Tea
Rooms probably the early C18 kitchen wing. 1 storey; rendered
brick walls, hipped plaintiled roofs with axial chimneys of red
brick. A pair of small 1-pane bow windows believed to have been
added c.1935 with 6-panel reused entrance door. At the rear of
the tearoom 3 early C18 mullioned and transomed windows with iron

Listing NGR: TL6418963205

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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