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Boynton Hall, Capel St Mary

Description: Boynton Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 March 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 278822

OS Grid Reference: TM0917037231
OS Grid Coordinates: 609170, 237231
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9941, 1.0453

Location: Old London Road, Capel St Mary, Suffolk IP9 2JU

Locality: Capel St Mary
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP9 2JU

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Listing Text


16.3.72 Boynton Hall


House. C14 raised aisle hall with C16 and later alterations and additions. The
original ranges timber framed and plastered, other ranges probably plastered
brick. Red plain tiled roofs. Of several builds the original range has an off
centre left inserted chimney stack, right forward gabled wing has a stack to left
return, in the angle of this wing and the main range is a wing gabled to left
with an external end stack, There is a further range to rear right of the
original range. 2 storeys and 2 storeys and attics. 2 storey angled bay to left
crosswing, 2 windows to right return of right gabled wing, main range has a flat
headed dormer and a ground floor 2-light casement, others mainly small paned
vertically sliding sashes. there is a single storey parapeted extension to right
of main range, 2 gabled dormers to rear of main range. C20 glazed porch to left
of main range. Internally many features are concealed, but in the kitchen and
hall a large tie beam supports a pair of large octagonal aisle posts which have
moulded capitals and bases. The inner arms form a 2-centred arch with the
cambered collar over. This collar said to support a king post, side arms and
centre posts support the aisle top plate. Now with arch braced side purlin
roof. There is a moulded vertically boarded door original with the inserted wall
below the queen post in the kitchen.

Listing NGR: TM0917037231

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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