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Henstead Hall, Henstead with Hulver Street

Description: Henstead Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 282053

OS Grid Reference: TM4909685971
OS Grid Coordinates: 649096, 285971
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4150, 1.6615

Location: Church Road, Henstead, Suffolk NR34 7LD

Locality: Henstead with Hulver Street
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR34 7LD

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Listing Text

TM 48 NE
2/24 Henstead Hall


Large country house, now a hotel. C18 core; altered and improved 1794 for
Rev. John Amyas; considerable early C19 additions. Stucco on brick, slated
roof. 3 storeys with some 2-storey ranges at the rear. 7 windows, 3:1:3,
with flanking full-height 3-light canted bays; to the right is a mid or late
C19 addition, windowless to the main facade. Sash windows with glazing bars
in flush frames. Central doorway with 4-panel door, the 2 lower panels raised
and fielded, the upper panels glazed; Greek Doric portico on 4 fluted columns
and 2 plain pilasters, an addition of mid C19. Wooden modillion eaves
cornice, continued round the left hand return front. There is a range of 6
sash windows to the left hand return front (some blank panels) and behind this
a 2-bay 2-storey addition. Late C18 staircase with 2 turned balusters per
tread, a ramped and wreathed handrail and carved tread ends. The left hand
front room has a stone fireplace with a frieze depicting a Grecian figure
reclining on a couch; to either side of the fireplace are shelved recesses
with painted decoration. A doorway off the hall has shafted reveals, each
terminating in a bearded head of a man, one sad, one happy. Early C19 veined
marble fireplace in bar area.

Listing NGR: TM4909685971

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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