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Southolt Hall, Southolt

Description: Southolt Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281338

OS Grid Reference: TM2053369968
OS Grid Coordinates: 620533, 269968
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2836, 1.2318

Location: Southolt, Suffolk IP23 7TN

Locality: Southolt
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 7TN

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Listing Text

TM 26 NW
5/57 Southolt Hall
- II
Manor farmhouse. Early C17. A 3-cell main range with service range to north
forming T-shape plan. Timber framed and plastered. Some underbuilding in red
brick at service end. Roof over main range is pantiled to the front and
plaintiled to rear; it is hipped over the service end. Plaintiles to service
wing. 2 storeys with attic to main range. 3 windows, C19 casements with
small panes. Lobby entrance: a small gabled porch of colourwashed brick, the
door not visible. A further doorway to left with half-glazed door. Internal
stack with plain oblong shaft. Interior largely unaltered since C19. Most of
the structure in main range is concealed. On the upper floor, axial bridging
beams with ogee stop-chamfers and in 2 rooms, plain square joists. Newel
stairs, the attic flight with a carved finial to the newel post and original
entrance door. 3-bay, 3-cell service range, the stack a C19 insertion. Some
plain studding on the upper floor, the end room with blocked C17 full-height
windows with moulded square mullions, evidently superseding shallower diamond-
mullioned windows. Plain joists, set flat, on both floors. Both the dairy
and scullery have brick floors and C19 fittings unusually complete. The roofs
have clasped and butt purlins, that over the main range with trimming for

Listing NGR: TM2053369968

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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