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The Old Bank House, Elmswell

Description: The Old Bank House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 281141

OS Grid Reference: TL9908264026
OS Grid Coordinates: 599082, 264026
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2384, 0.9143

Location: Station Road, Elmswell, Suffolk IP30 9HD

Locality: Elmswell
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 9HD

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Listing Text


5/38 The Old Bank House

-- II

House, early C16. 2 storeys with attics. 3-cell cross-entry plan. Timber-
framed and plastered: C19 herringbone pargetting. The 1st floor is long-wall
jettied along the frontage; most framing concealed but some chamfered brackets
and shafts with moulded capitals are visible beneath the jetty. Plaintiled
roof: an early C17 axial chimney of red brick with 4 moulded octagonal shafts.
A second similar chimney, internal to the left hand gable. Both chimneys have
shafts rebuilt in C19. Late C19 small-pane 3-light casements, those at ground
storey with transomes. Doorway at cross-entry position: C17 12-panelled oak
door, or possibly a C19 copy. Interior not examined: the house probably has
good C16 features.

Listing NGR: TL9908264026

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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