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Polstead Hall, Polstead

Description: Polstead Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 277053

OS Grid Reference: TL9881638157
OS Grid Coordinates: 598816, 238157
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0062, 0.8953

Location: Polstead, Suffolk CO6 5BS

Locality: Polstead
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO6 5BS

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Listing Text

Polstead Hall
TL 9838 62/901 23.1.58
Approached by a drive from Water Lane. A large white brick building
with a balustraded parapet and a cornice. It stands in a former deer
park close to the Church of St Mary. In the late C18 the original C16
house was extensively rebuilt or remodelled and improvements were made
in 1818-19 by W Pilkington (Colvin). There are older buildings at the
rear. Roof slate, hipped, with 3 dormers behind the parapet. Two storeys
and attics. The south-east front has outer 2 storeyed splayed bays
each with 3 window range and 3 window range between them. The windows
are double-hung sashes with glazing bars. A central rusticated perch
projects on the front with Tuscan columns in antis. The north-west
front has 12 window range. The interior has a C16 core and there are
C16 wall paintings.

Listing NGR: TL9881638157

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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