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Description: Braham Hall
Date Listed: 30 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 278807
OS Grid Reference: TM0997333540
OS Grid Coordinates: 609973, 233540
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9607, 1.0548
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TM 03 SE BRANTHAM BRANTHAM HILL (WEST
22.2.55 Braham Hall
House of several builds. C16 or earlier. Timber framed and plastered rear
ranges with some red brick ranges, red plain tiled roofs. C18/C19 gault brick
facing to front and left return. Large, steeply pitched, hipped grey slate roof,
projecting eaves. Hipped central forward range with lower roof level. 2 gault
brick chimney stacks to rear left, external stack to right of forward range and a
stack to centre right of main range. End stacks to lower rear ranges. 2
storeys. Central band. 2:1:2 window range of mainly small paned vertically
sliding sashes excepting 2 horizontal sliding sashes to first floor right, 2
double lights to ground floor right and an angled central bay to ground floor.
C19 flat headed porch, 2 panel 2 light door, fanlight over, moulded surround to
right of left range. Vertically boarded door, segmental head to left of right
range. Former seat of the Braham Family. Thomas Tusser 1527-1580 author of "500
points of Good Husbandrie"; published 1557 lived here and is believed to have
written the book here. P G M Dickinson. The Little Guide to Suffolk 1957.
Listing NGR: TM0997333540
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Source: English Heritage
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