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Lawshall Hall, Lawshall

Description: Lawshall Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 278093

OS Grid Reference: TL8633354290
OS Grid Coordinates: 586333, 254290
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1554, 0.7224

Location: The Street, Lawshall, Suffolk IP29 4QA

Locality: Lawshall
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP29 4QA

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Listing Text

5377 (North Side)
Lawshall Hall
TL 85 SE 4/303 10.1.53.

A mid C16 red brick house with some blue brick diapering, built on a T
shaped plan, with the older wing extending north-west. The house is said
to have been part of an old monastery and has massive brick walls said
to be 6 ft thick in places. The north-west end of the front wing there
is part of the original wall (the gable is modern), with 2 small stone
framed windows and a Tudor arched doorway with a square hood mould. The
house is a great deal altered and was refronted on the south-west front
in the C19 with 3 window range of double-hung sashes. The north-east
wing has some original 3-light mullioned and transomed windows (brick),
partly blocked. Roof tiled. (C20). The house is dated 1557 with the
arms of the Drury's. Queen Elizabeth I is said to have stayed here in

Listing NGR: TL8633354290

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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