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Half Moon, Burstall

Description: Half Moon

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 277333

OS Grid Reference: TM0956644715
OS Grid Coordinates: 609566, 244715
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0612, 1.0557

Location: 5 Church Hill, Ipswich IP8 3DX

Locality: Burstall
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP8 3DX

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Listing Text

3/5 Half Moon
(formerly listed as Half
22.2.55 Moon Public House)
- II
House, formerly public house, converted from row of cottages. C16 with later
alterations and additions. Timber-framed, brick faced and rendered, replacing
braided pargetting, some of which survives at rear, tile roof. L-plan. 3 cell,
lobby entrance plan, kitchen/bakehouse to rear, and added right hand bay; formerly
a 2 bay open hall. 2 storeys. Scattered fenestration of timber casements, door
set in brick porch, all 1970's. Axial brick stack, probably inserted. Interior:
Left hand cell, heavy jowelled posts and chamfered main beam. 4-light diamond
mullioned window with shutter groove in rear wall. Hall, jowelled posts, chamfered
at first floor level, one terminating with jewel stop. Inserted ground floor
ceiling beam, coarsely chamfered with run-out stop. Blocked full height 4-light
diamond mullion window on rear wall. Bressummr carved with mark resembling
spectacles. First floor, left hand room, 5-light diamond mullion window on rear
wall, adjacent to stack. Stack decorated with monochrome linear painting or stencil,
c1600, depicting heads and foliage. Rear room, blocked 2-tight diamond mullion
window. Roof largely C20, but original rafters survive cut off at purlin level.
Tie beams cut over hall. Said to have been a projecting box bed over porch or
doorway. Kitchen and bakehouse retains bread oven. Before restoration of 1970's,
pargetting to front dated 1732 or 1737.

Listing NGR: TM0956644715

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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