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Tudor Shops, Lavenham

Description: Tudor Shops

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276747

OS Grid Reference: TL9161449163
OS Grid Coordinates: 591614, 249163
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1076, 0.7967

Location: Lady Street, Lavenham, Suffolk CO10 9RW

Locality: Lavenham
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 9RW

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Listing Text

(east side)
Nos 10 and 11
(Tudor Shops)
TL 9149 50/596 23.1.58
An outstanding C15-C16 timber-framed and plastered building carefully
restored. All the timber-framing is exposed on the west front. Roof
tiled, hipped at the south end. Two storeys. The upper storey is jettied
on the whole front on exposed joists and an embattled bressumer supported
on 14 curved brackets with finely moulded capitals and shafts. At the
south end the ground storey has an original shop front with 3 four-centred
arched openings the outer two of which are blocked. There is also an
original doorway with carved spandrels. The upper storey has 4 window
range of leaded casements and there are 2 on the ground storey. At the
north end there was an outside staircase which is now enclosed. The
south front (No 6, Water Street) is plastered and has 2 window range
of small casements (C18 leaded casements on the upper storey).

Listing NGR: TL9161449163

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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