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Lampitts, Holton St Mary

Description: Lampitts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 277199

OS Grid Reference: TM0597536740
OS Grid Coordinates: 605975, 236740
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9909, 0.9986

Location: Rose Acre, Holton St Mary, Suffolk CO7 6NP

Locality: Holton St Mary
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO7 6NP

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Listing Text

(south west side)
- Lampitts
House. C15 with later alterations and additions. Timber-framed, rendered. Part
cased in painted brick. Thatched roof. Red brick stacks. Original open hall,
now 2 storeys throughout. 2-bay hall with former service bay to left. Partly
reconstructed bay to right may replace former cross wing. Board door in C20
gabled timber porch flanked by 3-light C20 casements. To left a 3-light cross
casement with leaded lights of probable early C18 date with a further board door
to right. Phoenix fire insurance plaque above. Three small C20 windows to 1st
floor and one 6-pane sash in flush architrave. Roof half-hipped at left. Ridge
stacks, off-centre and to right end. Single-storey brick addition to right under
pantile roof not of special interest. Rear: mainly C20 casements, one probable
C18 casement to right. End bay and gable end to left cased in brick. Interior:
service end retains studded partition wall. Inserted ceiling to hall with
tongue-stopped chamfered beams and exposed joists. End room to right has raised
ceiling. First floor: end room to left has studded walls, long shutter groove in
wall plate below half-hip. Large stack inserted against hall principal truss.
Jowled posts with large arch braces forming pointed arch beneath steeply-cambered
tie beam supporting a square-section crown post. Studded walls and shutter
grooves to front and rear wall plates of hall. Right end shows alterations from
original layout. Hall roof: smoke-blackened crown posts braced to purlin only.
Original thatching rods and triangular smoke outlet (now blocked). Right end roof
reused slightly-blackened rafters with clasped purlins. Crown post and truncated
purlin visible in partition wall between hall and right end section. The exis-
tence of this partition would seem to confirm that a change of plan has occurred
at this point.

Listing NGR: TM0597536740

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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