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Frog Hall, Barrow

Description: Frog Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 283721

OS Grid Reference: TL7571364105
OS Grid Coordinates: 575713, 264105
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2471, 0.5725

Location: Colethorpe Lane, Barrow, Suffolk IP29 5BG

Locality: Barrow
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP29 5BG

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Listing Text


5/14 Frog Hall

House, early C15 with C16 and C17 alterations. 2-bay open hall with jettied
service cross-wing and C17 cross-wing at upper end. Cross-passage entry. Hall-
now 1½ storeys, attics, wings 2 storeys. Timber-framed, rendered, clay
plaintiled roof with gabled casement dormers; axial chimney in hall range of
C16 red brick. C19 casements and panelled entrance door. Hall open truss
(damaged): cambered tie-beam, massive arch-braces and crown-post both now gone,
polygonal hewn pilasters at storey posts. Hall and service wing former crown-
post roofs now have C16 clasped purlins; cross-wing extended to rear in C17.
C16 hall open fireplace has 3 square recesses above oak lintel. C17 upper end
cross-wing has moulded 1st floor joists reused from a C16 structure.

Listing NGR: TL7571364105

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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