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The Huntsman and Hounds, Spexhall

Description: The Huntsman and Hounds

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 September 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 282099

OS Grid Reference: TM3823582638
OS Grid Coordinates: 638235, 282638
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3899, 1.4998

Location: A144, Spexhall, Suffolk IP19 0RN

Locality: Spexhall
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP19 0RN

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Listing Text


2/25 The Huntsman & Hounds


- II*

Inn. Mid C16. 2 storeys and attics; set sideways-on to the street; basic 2-
cell internal chimney plan. Timber-framed and rendered; clay pantiled roof.
The internal chimney stack has attached hexagonal shafts on a square moulded
base, with a recessed blank panel having brick modillions along the top. Cove
cornice. 2-light and 3-light old casement windows with a transome and
horizontal bars to lights. A plank door at each end of the front. Fine
interior. Both ground floor rooms have main beams with multiple roll-moulding
and run-off stops and one bay in the room to the west of the stack has exposed
joists with a double roll-moulding and run-off stops. Each room has an
unusual arched fireplace lintel with multiple roll-mouldings, on the west side
with carved Tudor roses also at the springings of the arch and in the centre.
The Huntsman and Hounds is already named as an inn in White's Directory of
Suffolk, 1844.

Listing NGR: TM3823582638

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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