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Friars Hall, Rattlesden

Description: Friars Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280846

OS Grid Reference: TL9716056841
OS Grid Coordinates: 597160, 256841
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1746, 0.8820

Location: Rattlesden, Suffolk IP30 0SX

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

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Listing Text

TL 95 NE
3/93 Friar's Hall
- II
House, C15 with alterations of C17 and later. A 3-cell house with an open
hall at the centre, a C17 parlour cell to right and a service cell to left.
One storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched roof, half-
hipped at left-hand end. An axial early C17 chimney of red brick with twin
octagonal flues. 3 C20 eyebrow casement dormers. C20 casements with leaded
lights. C20 gabled plaintiled entrance porch with boarded door. The open
hall has a good central truss: a cambered archbraced tiebeam, and an octagonal
crownpost with moulded and embattled capital and 4-way braces. A blocked 2-
centred arched rear cross-entry doorway. In early C17 a chimney was placed in
the cross-entry with back-to-back open fireplaces, and the service cell was
demolished and replaced by a parlour with an ovolo-moulded binding beam. Two
Small Medieval Houses: Proc. Suff. Inst. Arch: Sylvia Colman B.Sc. 1967.

Listing NGR: TL9716056841

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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