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Sproughton Hall, Sproughton

Description: Sproughton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 277373

OS Grid Reference: TM1241845122
OS Grid Coordinates: 612418, 245122
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0637, 1.0975

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

Sproughton Hall
House. Late C16 orearly C17 and later. Timber framed, rendered, brick, plaintile
roofs, the front range hipped. L plan. 2½ storey front range, 2 storey rear
range. Cellars. 3 windows 2- and 3-light C20 timber cross casements. Central
French window formerly the main entrance. 2 gabled casement dormers with shaped
finials. External stepped brick stack to right hand gable, c1600 in English
bond, and with tile- roofed link to main roof. Left hand return. Resited
doorway. Door with 2 lower raised and fielded panels, the upper part glazed, in
moulded doorcase with ramped cornice and between reeded pilasters. Timber porch
with flat canopy on 2 fluted timber posts on tall square bases. Rear range.
Large external brick stack in Flemish bond, c1700, on base of earlier brick
stack. Added C17 one bay 2 storey dairy with first floor louvred window.
Interior: Cellar of 2 two-bay cells beneath right hand front and part of rear
range, both ceiled with horizontal joists, the front with bar stops, the rear with
lamb's tongue stops to the main beams. C18 panelling, fireplace surround and
flanking alcoves installed 1950's. Deep chamfered main beam and horizontal joists
to rear range. Front range, clasped purlin roof. Rear, wind braced side purlin
roof, much repaired.

Listing NGR: TM1241845122

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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