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Swans Hall, Hawkedon

Description: Swans Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 19 December 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 283184

OS Grid Reference: TL7968451205
OS Grid Coordinates: 579684, 251205
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1299, 0.6237

Location: 1 Sunnyside, Thurston End IP29 4LQ

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

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Listing Text

Swan's Hall
TL 75 SE 7/255 19.12.6l.


A fine C16 timber-framed house with exposed timber-framing and plaster infil.
The east end of the house has brick nogging on the north side and east gable
end. 2 storeys and attics. At the west end there is a timber-framed and plastered
cross wing,which may be of earlier date. The windows generally are casements
with leaded lights, some are mullioned and transomed. There are a number of
original windows (blocked), with mullions. The east gable end is double jettied
with a carved bressumer and old mullioned and transomed windows with carved
heads and sills on brackets. The jettied gable has drop finials. One window
head has the initials "W" and "A" with a merchants mark of, apparently a ship carved
between. Roof tiled with a tall 3 shafted red brick chimney stack on a rectangular
base, with octagonal shafts and spur caps.

Listing NGR: TL7968451205

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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