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Valley House, Raydon

Description: Valley House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 277263

OS Grid Reference: TM0503238732
OS Grid Coordinates: 605032, 238732
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0091, 0.9861

Location: B1070, Raydon, Suffolk IP7 5LH

Locality: Raydon
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP7 5LH

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Listing Text

TM 03 NW
(east side)
- Valley House
- II
Valley Lodge on O.S. map. House. C16 with C17 flooring over and insertion of
stack. Remodelled 1911. Later C20 alterations include post-war re-roofing to
part. Timber-framed, rendered. Additions in painted brick. Plain tile roof. Red
brick stacks. L-plan, original open hall probably converted to lobby-entry C17
with cross wing to left. Gabled cross wing to right of 1911. Present door to left
main range, 6-panel door under gabled porch. Features of 1911 include 2-storey
gabled bay with cross casements, small 3-light window against stack and cross case-
ment to right, the latter two windows under hoodmoulds. C19 flush sashes with
margin glazing to 1st floor. Original cross wing has French windows under hood on
consoles, flush sash to 1st floor and bargeboards to gable. Interior: sections of
frame visible. Red brick inglenook with tongue-stopped bressummer. Chamfered
beams and exposed joists. Room to 1st floor chamfered beam with tongue stop. Main
range roof shows smoke-blackened rafters of original roof incorporated into clasped
purlin roof which survives beneath post-war roof. Photographs in possession of
owner show house before and after remodelling of 1911.

Listing NGR: TM0503238732

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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