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Reeves Hall, Hepworth

Description: Reeves Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 284272

OS Grid Reference: TL9788275988
OS Grid Coordinates: 597882, 275988
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3462, 0.9037

Location: Hepworth Road, Diss IP22 2PP

Locality: Hepworth
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 2PP

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Listing Text


1/9 Reeves Hall (previously
14.7.55 listed as Green Farmhouse)


Former farmhouse, now a residential school. Mid C16 and C17. 2 storeys: 3-
cell main range in 5 bays, jettied along front, formerly with a cross-entry,
now with a lobby-entrance; 2-cell secondary range on north-east, with internal
chimney-stack. Timber-framed and rendered, with black glazed pantiled roofs.
The internal chimney-stack of the main range has a rebuilt shaft in Jacobean
style with recessed panels. The jetty is supported by small solid brackets.
Small-paned casement windows to both ranges. 6-panel door, with raised
fielded panels. The interior has good framing exposed: the 2-bay central room
has very heavy main cross-beams with a 3" chamfer and triangle stops, and a
plain cambered fireplace lintel. A blocked original doorway in the front wall
indicates the former cross-entry, and a single post in the end wall has
housing for the 2 service doorways. On the other side of the stack, the
parlour has a boxed-in beam, and a fireplace with a 4-centred brick arch: a
similar, but smaller, fireplace is in the principal bedroom. On upper floor,
one original window with diamond mullions in situ, and evidence for others.
Trusses with cambered tie-beams and cranked braces. Roof, originally hipped,
but later gabled, with plain square crown-posts braced to the collor purlins
only. The later extension has some reused timbers; main beam with ovolo-
moulding; roof with clasped purlins. This was one of the 2 manor houses of

Listing NGR: TL9788275988

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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