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Blacklands, Cavendish

Description: Blacklands

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 December 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 282868

OS Grid Reference: TL8105246972
OS Grid Coordinates: 581052, 246972
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0915, 0.6414

Location: Cavendish Lane, Sudbury CO10 8AJ

Locality: Cavendish
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 8AJ

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Listing Text

Cavendish Lane
TL 84 NW 13/47 Blacklands

Whites Directory of 1855 states:- "The Hall was very ancient, but was rebuilt
about 5 years ago." The present building incorporates parts of the earlier
C16 timber-framed and plastered house, including a wood arch over the porch
is inscribed with the date "Marche 1576", 2 storeys, attics and a sub-basement.
At the east and west ends there are gabled wings with C19 out and shaped ornamental
bargeboards. A gabled porch wing is jettied on the 1st storey on a moulded
bressumer above a Tudor arched doorway with carved spandrels. The west wing
has a 2 storey, 5-light bay window with "Tudor" arched lights. The windows
generally are casements with glazing bars, some with "Tudor" arched lights.
Roof tiled, with "Tudor" style shafted chimney stacks. The kitchen wing, L
shaped on plan, has exposed timber-framing on the west arm and a stopped gable
on the south arm. Roof tiled, with a gabled dormer and a red brick chimney
stack with 3 octagonal shafts. The interior has a C17 mantelpiece with Ionic
pilasters, tapering downwards.

Listing NGR: TL8105246972

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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