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Benton End House, Hadleigh

Description: Benton End House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 277783

OS Grid Reference: TM0334341357
OS Grid Coordinates: 603343, 241357
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0333, 0.9630

Location: Benton Street, Hadleigh, Suffolk IP7 5JR

Locality: Hadleigh
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP7 5JR

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Listing Text

Benton End House
(Formerly listed as
Benton End Farm
Layham Road)
TM 04 SW 1/163 26.4.50.


C16 and later, 2 storeys and attics, timber framed and plastered, roofs
tiled. Front wings extend North and South, and wing at back extends
East. The front has been largely altered and includes C18 features.
There are 3 gabled attic dormers. 3 window range, flush frame, sash.
Upper storey projects. Large, shouldered, chimney at either end. The
central doorcase has flat hood on scroll brackets. At North end of
front is an octagonal brick pier with pointed cap. The East wing has a
brick gable with octagonal flank piers, coping and chimney stack with 2
octagonal shafts (moulded bases). The timber framing is exposed and
there is some brick nogging. Interior features. Architect said to be
Sir Peter Cheyney.

Listing NGR: TM0334341357

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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