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Corner Thatch Heathfield Lodge, Honington

Description: Corner Thatch Heathfield Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 284057

OS Grid Reference: TL9139374523
OS Grid Coordinates: 591393, 274523
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3354, 0.8078

Location: 3 Mill Road, Honington, Suffolk IP31 1SB

Locality: Honington
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 1SB

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Listing Text


3/80 Corner Thatch and Heath-
field Lodge.
14.7.55 (Formerly listed as No.2 and cottage
- II adJoining No.2)

House, formerly divided into 3, now 2. Early C16, with a later C17 wing added
on the east, and an extension of c.1900 on the south. Part 2 storeys, part
1½ storeys. Timber-framed, plastered and lined, with thatched roofs to
older part, red brick and double Roman tiles to 1900 extension. Main range,
aligned north-south, has an internal chimney-stack with 3 attached hexagonal
shafts: 3-cell plan, lobby entrance. Small-paned casement windows. Framing
exposed inside, but roof inaccessible. Principal ground-floor room of 1½
bays suggests possibility of an older core to house. Main cross-beams are
carved with an unusual cresting decoration, and an applied cornice of similar
design runs around the room. One small section of cornice has a slightly
formalised design of vine leaves and grapes. 2 open fireplaces with timber
lintels. The small east-west crosswing has been extensively restored. Light
framing, mid C20 casement windows and doors. Extension on south has an end
chimney-stack, single-storey rectangular bay window with tripartite slate roof,
3 sash windows with single vertical bar to upper storey, and a 4-panel door
with plain rectangular fanlight.

Listing NGR: TL9139374523

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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