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Thurston End Hall, Hawkedon

Description: Thurston End Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 19 December 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 283182

OS Grid Reference: TL7944851855
OS Grid Coordinates: 579448, 251855
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1358, 0.6206

Location: Hall Lane, Hawkedon, Suffolk IP29 4LQ

Locality: Hawkedon
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP29 4LQ

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Listing Text

Thurston End Hall
TL 75 SE 7/253 19.12.6l.


A fine early C16 timber-framed manor house built circa 1500 and enlarged circa
1607. (A later porch is carved with the date 1607).. The house was extensively
and well restored in the C20. It has exposed timber-framing and brick nogging.
2 storeys and attics. (The attics are lit by windows in the gables). At the
north end there is a cross wing with double jetties on the east and west gable
ends. A 3-storey entrance porch projects on the front with carved lintel and
twisted columns. There is a room above the porch and a jettied and gabled attic
storey. The jettied storeys are carried on moulded bressumers with brackets and
drop finials. The windows are mullioned and transomed casements with lattice
leaded lights, many with moulded sills. Two massive red brick chimney breasts
project on the west front, one has 4 grouped round shafts with carved ornamentation.
Roof tiled.

Listing NGR: TL7944851855

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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