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Argent Manor House, Stutton

Description: Argent Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 277521

OS Grid Reference: TM1452735912
OS Grid Coordinates: 614527, 235912
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9802, 1.1224

Location: Stutton, Suffolk IP9 2PB

Locality: Stutton
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP9 2PB

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Listing Text


1/69 Argent Manor House


House. C15/C16 with later alterations and additions. Timber framed and rough
rendered. Red plain tiled roof. Central chimney stack with 4 attached octagonal
shafts. 2 storeys and attics. Single storey C19/C20 right red brick extension
with end chimneystack, probably a former kitchen/bakehouse. 2:2 window range of
C20 small paned casements, C20 gabled porch and door. Rear range. Internally much
of the frame is covered but there are heavy chamfered and boxed-in bridging joists
on jowled storey posts to ground floor. The chimneystack is blocked but coved out-
ward to ceiling joists on ground floor. Jowled storey posts to first floor. One
arched brace remains to tie-beam. Halved and bridled top plate scarf. Rear wing
appears to be C19/C20 of reused timber. There is a cast iron fireplace with moulded
surround in a bedroom. A Roger Argent is mentioned in the Subsity Rolls of 1295
and the present owner holds a copy of'n indenture relating to the property dated
36th year of King Charles II.

Listing NGR: TM1452735912

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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