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Cliftons, Clare

Description: Cliftons

Grade: I
Date Listed: 19 December 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 283025

OS Grid Reference: TL7674945054
OS Grid Coordinates: 576749, 245054
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0756, 0.5777

Location: Nethergate Street, Clare, Suffolk CO10 8NP

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

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Listing Text

2006 Nethergate Street
(North-West Side)
No 11 (Cliftons)
TL 74 NE 18/112 19.12.61.


A C16 timber-framed and plastered house re-fronted in the late C18 wlen the 2
side wings (originally symmetrical) were added. 2 storeys and attics with side
wings of 1 storey and attics. 4 window range to the main block and 1 window
range to the side wings, 3-light double-hung sashes with glazing bars in cased
frames. The attics in the side wings are lit by bulls eye windows in the gables.
A 6-panel door, slightly off centre, has a wood doorcase with plain Tuscan columns,
a semi- circular fanlight and an open pediment. The side wings also have 6-panel
doors with semi-circular fanlights. A C17 wing extends to the rear at the north
end, making an L shaped plan. Roofs slate, hipped on the main block, with 2
flat headed dormers. The rear wing has a tiled roof. There are 2 fine Tudor red brick
moulded chimney stacks, one with 4 circular ornamented shafts with spur caps,
on a moulded base and the other with 2 circular shafts with moulded caps and
bases. The interior has fine Jacobean features including an overmantle, panelling
andoors. There is also some late Georgian work.

No 11, Nos 13 to 15 (consec), Nos 17, 18, Rose & Crown Public House, Nos 20, 22,
Orchard House and Nos 23 to 26 (consec) together with all the listed buildings
on the South East Side form a group.

Listing NGR: TL7674945054

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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