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Clopton Hall, Rattlesden

Description: Clopton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 280840

OS Grid Reference: TL9839459936
OS Grid Coordinates: 598394, 259936
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2019, 0.9018

Location: Rattlesden, Suffolk IP30 0RN

Locality: Rattlesden
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 0RN

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Listing Text

TL 95 NE
3/87 Clopton Hall
- (formerly listed as Clopton
15.11.54 Hall and stables)
- II
Former manor house, late C16 core with alterations of 1681 as dated on
chimney, and later. Timber-framed and plastered, with rusticated quoins of
c.1681 and coved eaves cornice. Plaintiled roofs, the wings hipped. External
early C17 chimneys of red brick with diaper-patterned terracotta friezes
around base of shafts. (the date 1681 in plaster upon one chimney indicates a
remodelling date). An axial chimney of red brick at centre of main range.
C19 flat roofed dormers with sashes. Half-H plan: a 3-window main range, with
set-forward wings to left and right. 2 storeys and attics. Sashes probably
of c.1681: pairs of 24-light small-paned sashes linked by a mullion; a rare
survival in Suffolk, although most or all of the sashes are C19 or C20
replacements. Flush frames and square panes with thick glazing bars. Central
entrance with giant Doric pilasters and segmental pediment: a 6-panelled
entrance door with pediment was restored c.1980 (a 2 storey flat-roofed C19
porch-obscuring the earlier entrance was removed at this time). Interior
believed to have C17/C18 panelling, and some panelling of C17 with arcaded
overmantel. A rear extension of 1835 (later remodelled) together with
extensive wrought iron verandahs was demolished c.1980. Partial medieval

Listing NGR: TL9839459936

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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