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The Grey House, Lavenham

Description: The Grey House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 March 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 277193

OS Grid Reference: TL9169749172
OS Grid Coordinates: 591697, 249172
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1076, 0.7979

Location: Barn Street, Lavenham, Suffolk CO10 9RB

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

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

TL 91 49
(West side)
50/1000 The Grey House
House. Mid-late C18, remodelled and extended mid C19. Painted brick, hipped slated
roof. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay facade. Inset sash windows of 16 panes, with a
narrower 12-paned sash over the doorway; stone slab lintels. Doorway has cased
architrave, 3-light overlight, flat hood on shaped brackets; 3/4-glazed entrance
door. 3 curved steps up to doorway with flanking wrought iron handrails. A square
red brick chimney stack in each hip end. To left hand return is a later C19
conservatory with swept leaded roof. Interior. Some good mid-late C18 work
including: open well stair with Chinese latticework balustrading; doorways with
broad architrave, the over doors are C20. 2-panel doors with H-L hinges; a ground
floor fireplace with eared surround. Plaster cornices to 2 ground floor rooms and
stairwell are C20. Rear right hand room has chamfered axial beam with runout stop
(probably re-used).

Listing NGR: TL9169749172

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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