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High Hall Cottage, Mendham

Description: High Hall Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280018

OS Grid Reference: TM2704182948
OS Grid Coordinates: 627041, 282948
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3974, 1.3358

Location: The Street, Mendham, Suffolk IP20 0NH

Locality: Mendham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP20 0NH

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Listing Text

TM 28 SE
2/69 High Hall Cottage

Cottage. Early C15. Timber framed and plastered with a thatched roof. 1 1/2-
storeys. Old casement windows, with one gabled dormer at the front. Boarded
entrance door. C19 external stack on left gable end. The building comprises
a former open hall together with the adjacent service end. Much of the
original structure is visible internally. The paired doorways to the service
end are intact and have simple 2-centred arches; in the front wall part of the
original entrance doorway is also visible. There is a queen post roof, the
queen posts in the open truss being of cruciform section with broach stops.
The service end has been altered and the floor replaced at a later date.
Against the upper end of the hall is an inserted stack with a large open
fireplace on the ground floor; the solar end beyond has been rebuilt and now
forms Melrose (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TM2704182948

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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