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Little Hall, Lavenham

Description: Little Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276762

OS Grid Reference: TL9163749327
OS Grid Coordinates: 591637, 249327
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1091, 0.7971

Location: Barn Street, Lavenham, Suffolk CO10 9QZ

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

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There is also a scheduled monument, Market cross, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

(north-east side)
Little Hall
TL 9149 50/611 23.1.58
A C15 timber-framed and plastered building originally with cross wings
and a central hall. It is said to have been the Wool Hall of William
Causton, an important Lavenham clothier and it is now the headquarters
of the Suffolk Preservation Society. Extensively restored in the 1930s
with all the timber-framing exposed. Roof tiled. Two storeys. The
upper storeys of the cross wings are jettied on exposed joists but the
gable to the south-east cross wing has been removed and roofed in to
the same pitch as the main block. The windows and doors are all in period
style with a tail mullioned and transomed window to the centre block.
The interior, although considerably restored, has many original features
and a king-post roof.

Listing NGR: TL9163749327

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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