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26, Market Place, Lavenham

Description: 26, Market Place

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276764

OS Grid Reference: TL9161849300
OS Grid Coordinates: 591618, 249300
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1088, 0.7968

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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Listing Text

(south-east side)
No 26
TL 9149 50/613 23.1.53
Owned by the National Trust. A C15 timber-framed and plastered building
with a tiled roof. Two storeys. The upper storey is jettied on the
front on exposed joists. In 1861 part of the ground storey at the south-west
end was built out in brick (now painted) and the house was used as a
chapel. The upper storey has exposed timber-framing and at the north-east
end there is an enriched bressumer. The ground storey has an original
mediaeval shop front (restored) with 2 arched openings and doorway,
one opening has an original hinged counter board used also as a shutter.
This building is said to have been at one time, an inn called the Rose
and Crown. Graded as part of the Guildhall range.

Listing NGR: TL9161849300

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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