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The Great House, Lavenham

Description: The Great House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276761

OS Grid Reference: TL9163049344
OS Grid Coordinates: 591630, 249344
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1092, 0.7970

Location: Prentice Street, Lavenham, Suffolk CO10 9QZ

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

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Listing Text

(north-east side)
The Great House
TL 9149 50/610 23.1.58
A C15 timber-framed and plastered building completely refronted in the
C18. Roofs tiled, the front block is hipped at the north-west and south-east
ends. Two storeys and attics. Six window range of double hung sashes
with glazing bars and a Doric doorcase with plain columns, frieze and
cornice. The main block has a moulded wood eaves cornice. A 2 storeyed
wing extends to the north-east on Prentice Street with the timber-framing
exposed on the upper storey and there are some old windows (restored).
The ground storcy has a splayed bay with double hung sashes with glazing
bars at the south-west end and a cart entrance at the north-east end.
There are good interior features.

Listing NGR: TL9163049344

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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