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The Old Guildhall Tudor Cottages, Stoke-by-Nayland

Description: The Old Guildhall Tudor Cottages

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 278613

OS Grid Reference: TL9856536258
OS Grid Coordinates: 598565, 236258
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9893, 0.8905

Location: 3 School Street, Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk CO6 4QY

Locality: Stoke-by-Nayland
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO6 4QY

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Listing Text

5377 (West Side)
The Old Guildhall
(Tudor Cottages)
TL 9836 24/878 10.l.53.

A fine C16 and C17 timber-framed building with exposed timber-framing
and plaster infil. 2 storeys. The upper storey is jettied on the whole
of the east front and north side on exposed joists, with curved brackets
and moulded shafts with capitals, and a moulded bressummer. At the north-west
corner there is a massive corner post and bracket. The upper storey is
divided into 4 bays and the ground storey is divided into 11 bays by moulded
shafts with capitals. 4 window range, casements with moulded mullions
and lattice leaded lights. There is the original 4-centred arched doorhead
of a former doorway. The house was restored at the beginning of the C20
and divided into tenements. The present doorways, approached by steps,
are boarded, with fillets. Roofs tiled, with a fine central chimney stack
with 6 octagonal shafts with moulded bases (rebuilt at the top) on a rectangular
base (dated 1619).

Listing NGR: TL9856536258

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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