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Lower House and the Stores, Sproughton

Description: Lower House and the Stores

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 277370

OS Grid Reference: TM1231844992
OS Grid Coordinates: 612318, 244992
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0626, 1.0959

Location: Lower Street, Sproughton, Suffolk IP8 3AA

Locality: Sproughton
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP8 3AA

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Listing Text

6/42 Lower House and
The Stores
House and snop. Early to mid C16, of two separate builds. Timber framed, rendered,
plaintile roofs. 2 bay range forming shop and store, and 2 bay crosswing (Lower
House). Late C19 shop front central glazed doors flanked by windows with glazing
bars some of which are brass, all beneath cornice. 2 first floor horned sashes
of 4 panes. Lower House. Door set back under Jetty exposing stud of framework.
One ground and first floor 6-paned horned sash.
Interior: First floor of the stores has 2 front and one rear former diamond
mullion windows with shutter grooves. 4-centre arched doorway formerly between
the 2 builds now reset in C20 rear wing. Chamfered bridging joist across ground
floor of crosswing. The stores said to have clasped purlin roof replacing crownpost
roof of which tie beam and square post in gable survive. Crosswing has side
purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM1231844992

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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