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The Manor House, Lavenham

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276835

OS Grid Reference: TL9171849107
OS Grid Coordinates: 591718, 249107
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1071, 0.7981

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

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There is also a scheduled monument, Iron gas-holder, Lavenham gasworks, 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

(south side)
No 55
(The Manor House)
TL 9149 50/682 23.1.58
A C15 timber-framed and plastered building which was considerably altered
in the C18 but was carefully restored in the C20 to much of its former
appearance. The timber-framing is exposed. Roof tiled, with a ridge
chimney stack with 2 octagonal shafts with moulded bases. Two storeys.
The upper storey was originally jettied and was later underbuilt with
timber-framing. Casement windows with leaded lights. The ground storey
has a large window with heavy mullions and transom. There are C16, C17
and C18 interior features.

Listing NGR: TL9171849107

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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