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Posting House, Long Melford

Description: Posting House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 278209

OS Grid Reference: TL8629645526
OS Grid Coordinates: 586296, 245526
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0767, 0.7171

Location: 2 Hall Street, Long Melford CO10 9JA

Locality: Long Melford
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 9JA

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Listing Text

5377 (East Side)
Long Melford
Posting House (formerly
listed as Purdy's Tea Rooms)
TL 8645 21/458 10.1.53.

Originally a C15-C16 timber-framed and plastered hall house with cross
wings on the north and south ends. Altered in the C17 and C18 and restored
in the C20. 2 storeys. The windows are mainly double-hung sashes with
glazing bars. The centre block and north cross wing have C20 shop windows,
and at the north end there is an addition with a carriageway. The south
cross wing has C19 ornamental bargeboards and a doorcase with fluted pilasters
and a cornice hood on brackets. Roof tiled, with a modillion eaves cornice
to the centre block. The interior has exposed timber-framing and on the
1st storey a cambered tie beam with crown post.

Listing NGR: TL8629645526

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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