Description: Lakenheath Hotel
Date Listed: 2 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 275838
OS Grid Reference: TL7161282463
OS Grid Coordinates: 571612, 282463
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4132, 0.5218
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TL 7182 LAKENHEATH HIGH STREET
11/29 No 122 (Lakenheath Hotel) )
- and No 124
Hotel and shop, formerly house. Mid C18 with probably late C16 core, and
early C19 alterations. 2 storeys, 6 windows. Stuccoed walls with string at
1st floor and at parapet and parapet-gables. Hipped slated and concrete tiled
roof with axial chimney of gault brick and hipped slated casement dormers.
Sash windows with segmental heads and small-pane sashes at 1st floor; windows
at ground floor of 122 were converted to French casements in C19. No. 124 has
C20 bay shop windows. Pair of C19 2-panelled entrance doors with side-lights,
under a segmental fanlight with radial bars; flat-roofed open canopy on 2
circular columns. An C18 casement at rear has the scratch-date 1744. A
ground floor room has complete mid C18 decoration: moulded cornice and
fireplace surround, full panelling with many re-used C17 sections of
wainscotting, fine staircase with moulded handrail and newels, turned
balusters and carved console brackets to treads; panelled dado and soffit. A
large truncated open fireplace and some fragments of timber-framing survive
from a late C16 house. At No.124 is an early C19 extension to rear with
mullioned and transomed windows.
Listing NGR: TL7161282463
Source: English Heritage
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