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Denham Priory, Denham

Description: Denham Priory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 283736

OS Grid Reference: TL7522161028
OS Grid Coordinates: 575221, 261028
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2196, 0.5637

Location: Barrow Road, Denham, Suffolk IP29 5EQ

Locality: Denham
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP29 5EQ

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Listing Text


5/29 Denham Priory

- II

House former hall and parlour of mid C16, extended c.1980. 2 storeys, attics,
lobby entrance plan. Timber-named, rendered; close-studding exposed at upper
level ; jettied upper floor with fascia-bressummer carved with leaf-ornament.
Thatched roof with dormers and C16 chimney; C20 diagonally-set square flues,
rebuilt to match late Cl6 work. The left-hand section 1½ storeys high,
completely rebuilt c.1980 on site of timber-framed range. C20 casements; small
4-light C16 roll-moulded mullioned window at first floor. Lobby-entrance
doorway has roll-moulded jambs, chamfered 4-centred head with leaf-carved
spandrels; oak plank door. Hall and parlour with good framing; chamfered main
members and joists; the parlour doorway roll-moulded with arched head and leaf-
carved spandrels. Open fireplaces with cambered timber lintels; 2 chambers
above have similar fireplaces. Later inserted attics. Evidence for pre-C16
building originally attached to west end on site of C20 building.

Listing NGR: TL7583262649

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Source: English Heritage

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