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Half Moon House, Clare

Description: Half Moon House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 December 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 282976

OS Grid Reference: TL7691445373
OS Grid Coordinates: 576914, 245373
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0784, 0.5803

Location: 15 High Street, Clare, Suffolk CO10 8NY

Locality: Clare
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 8NY

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Listing Text

2006 High Street
(West Side)
No 2 (Half Moon House)
(Formerly listed as
Half Moon Hotel)
TL 74 NE 18/62 19.12.6l.


A C15 timber-framed and plastered building described in 1549 as "Le Moon Inn"
and part of the lands of St Mary's Chantry. 2 storeys and cellars, The upper
storey is jettied on the front. 3 window range, double-hung sashes with glazing
bars, in flush cased frames. The door is C20. Tile building was re-roofed in
the C17 when a roof of the present form, tiled and hipped with a moulded plaster
eaves cornice, replaced an earlier double gabled roof. At the rear 3 gables
project end an early C19 wing contains the remains of an inn gallery, enclosed
and refaced in the C2O. The interior has a good C18 staircase with twisted balusters
and cut strings with consoles.

Nos 1 to 8 (consec) with Nos 28, 29 and 31, all the listed buildings in Well Lane,
Stone Hall and Nos 36 to 40 (consec) Nethergate Street form a group.

Listing NGR: TL7691445373

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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