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Holton Hall, Holton St Mary

Description: Holton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 277202

OS Grid Reference: TM0565636935
OS Grid Coordinates: 605656, 236935
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9928, 0.9941

Location: B1070, Holton St Mary, Suffolk CO7 6NN

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

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Listing Text

(south west side)
- Holton Hall
- II
House. Rear range early C16 with later additions and alterations. Front range
early C19. Rear range timber-framed cased in brick, rendered and pargetted
c.1985. Plain tile roof, upper parts of stacks rebuilt in white brick. Front
range white brick with slate roof. Hall and cross wing range forming U-plan
attached to rear of front range. Probable former open hall now one storey and
attic with 2-storey cross wing. 2-bay hall with later stack inserted into cross
passage. Front range: 2 storeys, 3 bays, central hallway plan. Projecting
pilastered porch with dentilled cornice and pediment. 6-panel door with patterned
radial overlight in panelled reveals. Tripartite sashes under cambered gauged
brick arches except 12-pane sash above porch. Overhanging roof, end stacks. Rear
range: hall with lobby-entry to right. Two 16-pane sashes to ground floor. Two
gabled dormers with 16-pane sashes in architraves. 2-storey cross wing to left
has sashes and C20 casements, end bay under hipped roof probably forms a later
addition on ridge stack. Lower cross wing to right has later addition to rear.
Interior: cut-string staircase to front range with carved tread ends and stick
balusters. Hall range has chamfered beam with step stops and joists with curved
stops. Pair of inglenooks in red brick, somewhat rebuilt. 2-storey cross wing
has chamfered jowled posts, chamfered beam with step stop and joists with run out
stops. Chamfered beam with step stop and plain joists to lower cross wing. Hall
range has crown post roof. Central truss (now incorporated into studded partition
wall), chamfered jowled posts, cambered tie beam supporting plain rectangular
crown post braced to purlin. 2-storey wing has similar crown post roof, one truss
raised. Studded walls.

Listing NGR: TM0565636935

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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