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Monks Hall, Glemsford

Description: Monks Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 277957

OS Grid Reference: TL8342048820
OS Grid Coordinates: 583420, 248820
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1073, 0.6770

Location: B1065, Glemsford, Suffolk CO10 7QF

Locality: Glemsford
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 7QF

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Listing Text

5377 Glemsford
Monks Hall
TL 8348 18/162 23.3.61.

A fine timber-framed house with exposed framing and plaster infil. Mainly
of the C16 and C17 but probably incorporates the frame of an earlier C15,
2 bay hall house (cf Nos 13 to 17 (odd), Chequers Lane). A picturesque
house, which has been carefully restored, in a commanding situation.
2 storeys and attics. There are cross wings on the north and south ends,
with jettied gables. In the centre there is a C17 2 storey bay carried
up to a jettied gable on a moulded bressummer. The window lintel is carved
with the initials A K above C K and the date 1614. There are deny original
4 and 5-light leaded casements, some with original oak mullions and small
high level flanking lights. The north cross wing has a 2 storeyed bay
of 5 lights and the south cross wing has an upper storey oriel with modern
brackets. The roof is tiled, with 2 large chimney stacks each with 3
octagonal shafts. It has a good interior, with exposed timber-framing
ceiling beams and joists.

Listing NGR: TL8342048820

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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