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Anglia Audio Hi-Fi Centre, Hessett

Description: Anglia Audio Hi-Fi Centre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281180

OS Grid Reference: TL9360461683
OS Grid Coordinates: 593604, 261683
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2193, 0.8328

Location: The Street, Hessett, Suffolk IP30 9AX

Locality: Hessett
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 9AX

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Listing Text


4/77 Anglia Audio Hi-Fi centre

Shop and dwelling, c.1520-1550. 2 storeys. 3-cell cross-entry plan. Timber-
framed and plastered. Concrete tiled roof, hipped to right, (once thatched).
An axial chimney, the shaft rebuilt in mid C20 red brick. Mid C19 casements.
Two large late C19/early C20 shop windows. Half-glazed panelled C19 door at
cross-entry position. Heavy and quite complete timber-framing. Tension-
braced studding with blocked diamond-mullioned windows. Deeply chamfered 1st
floor beams, unchamfered joists of medieval proportions. Crownpost roof: the
square post over the centre of the hall is completely unbraced; slender
archbraces at posts in partition trusses at some points. One bay of the 2-bay
parlour cell to left was demolished and replaced by a taller parlour block in
late C19. A separate chimney bay between hall and parlour: the chimney has
back-to-back open fireplaces (blocked). A lean-to C17/C18 dairy extension to
right, and C19 additions to rear.

Listing NGR: TL9360461683

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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