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Aspen Hall, Hepworth

Description: Aspen Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 284282

OS Grid Reference: TL9876674335
OS Grid Coordinates: 598766, 274335
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3311, 0.9157

Location: The Street, Hepworth, Suffolk IP22 2PS

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

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Listing Text


3/19 Aspen Hall


Farmhouse, formerly called Turnpike Farmhouse. Early C17. 2 storeys and
attics: 2-cell lobby-entrance plan. Timber framed and rendered with double
Roman tiles. The internal chimney-stack has 4 attached hexagonal shafts with
cutwater bases. Two 3-light casement windows with 2 cross-bars to lights to
each storey, and a shallow-pitched enclosed gabled porch of c.1900. An early
C19 one-and-a-half storey lean-to addition with slate roof along the rear.
The room to the south of the stack has an ornate plaster fireplace: arched
opening, roll-moulded surround with small modillions and an incised central
motif. Main beam has stops with scroll and bar. Joists replaced: the
original joists were set on edge, and may have been covered by an ornate
plaster ceiling. The stair is in the original position behind the stack and
leads up to the first floor and attics. Roof in 7 bays, unrelated to wall
bays: 2 rows of unstepped butt purlins with windbraces to upper row.

Listing NGR: TL9876674335

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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