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72 and 74, High Street, Debenham

Description: 72 and 74, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281539

OS Grid Reference: TM1748763051
OS Grid Coordinates: 617487, 263051
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2227, 1.1828

Locality: Debenham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 6QP

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Listing Text

TM 16 SE
6/115 Nos.72 & 74

Originally one house, at one time an inn; now 2 dwellings. A C16 3-cell
house, extended to left in mid C17 forming a single long range. Timber
framed, roughcast-rendered, pantiled roof. 2 storeys. 4 windows, mainly 2
and 3-light casements with a single horizontal glazing bar to each light.
No.72 has a semi-glazed 4-panel door, No.74 a mid C20 glazed door in the
cross-entry of the original range. To extreme left, C20 shop windows and
recessed doorway. 2 internal stacks. 1 1/2-storey garage addition on left gable
end. Interior. C16 work within No.74 has widely-spaced heavy studding. In
hall chamber, evidence for central arched-braced tie beam at front but not at
rear, suggesting alteration or possible incorporation of earlier work.
Irregular joists at service end, more substantial joists in cross-passage.
C17 work has exposed first floor studding. Clasped purlin roof, the earlier
section with arched wind bracing. No.72, not examined during re-survey,
contains a newel stair with good carved newel post (information from Mr T.
Easton, Bedfield Hall).

Listing NGR: TM1748763051

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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