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The Manor House, Thrandeston

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280421

OS Grid Reference: TM1121076393
OS Grid Coordinates: 611210, 276393
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3449, 1.0994

Location: Mellis Road, Thrandeston, Suffolk IP21 4BU

Locality: Thrandeston
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 4BU

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Listing Text


2/131 The Manor House


House. c.1580, part demolished and altered C20. Timber frame, plastered.
Steeply pitched plaintiled roof. Once larger, what remains was probably hall
and parlour, service bays were to left. 2 storeys and attic, continuously
jettied to front and back. 4 window front, entrance now to right of centre
with a C19 rectangular fanlight, C20 cross casements. Plinth, jetty with
unbraced butt ended joists to bressumer. Right gable end early external stack
with offsets and a tapering shaft, an inserted stack internal to left end. To
rear jetty has guilloche ornament on bressumer, original herringbone brick
nogging on first floor, these features hidden by a C20 pantiled lean-to
outshut. First floor original 5-light cyma recta mullioned window with
flanking 2-light casements, 3 C19 2-light gabled dormers. Interior: parlour
has crossed roll and ovolo moulded binding beams with high quality acanthus
carved faces, each beam differing in details and both clearly Renaissance in
style. Hall has a 3-light cyma recta mullioned window opening, stop chamfered
axial binding beam, close studding with curved braces. First floor always
ceiled with stop chamfered axial binding beams, collars clasp purlins.

Listing NGR: TM1121076393

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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