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Bealings Hall, Great Bealings

Description: Bealings Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 285432

OS Grid Reference: TM2327448941
OS Grid Coordinates: 623274, 248941
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0937, 1.2581

Location: Lower Street, Great Bealings, Suffolk IP13 6PA

Locality: Great Bealings
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 6PA

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Listing Text

TM 24 NW
(North Side)
4/68 Bealings Hall
House. C16 with C17 and C19 additions. Timber framed with colourwashed
render and plain tile roof. Two storeys. T-shaped plan, the downstroke
appearing to be the earlier range and the cross-stroke of C17. Garden
front: being the length of the cross-stroke, a lower range of C17 date
given new fenestration in the C19 and C20. To right of centre is a brick,
gabled, single-storey porch with central 1/2-glazed door and a basket-arched
head and 2 similar relieving arches above. Moulded C20 bargeboards to the
gable. To right of this at ground floor level is a canted bay window with
a hipped roof and to left of this are two 3-light casement windows with
pointed arched heads divided by a blind panel of similar form. To left
again is a portion of C20 brick walling in Flemish bond with a 3-light C20
casement. To the roof are four 2-light gabled dormer windows of C20 date.
A C19 addition projects at left. Ridge stack at right with rectangular
base supporting 3 rectangular flues with chamfered edges. At left is a
gablet rising from the ridge with decorated C19 or C20 bargeboards and
finial marking the end of the earlier wing. The right hand flank has the
C17 wing projecting at left with a blank pebbledashed gable end with
decorative C20 bargeboards and mace finial. This has to its right hand
flank two 2-light C20 ground floor windows and a 2-light first floor window
at right and a 2-light gabled dormer window at left of this, again with C20
fenestration. In the re-entrant angle between the two wings is a porch
which has, to its left flank a 2-light C20 window and to its front a C20
door with flush panels and a surround of posts, lintel and knee-joints made
up of planted timbers. The C16 wing has two bays with C20 fenestration, a
3-light and 4-light casement to ground floor left and right and a 3-light
and 2-light casements at left and right of the first floor. Between the
floors is a carved jetty with no timbers showing. The right hand gable end
of this wing has French windows to the right of the ground floor and a 3-
light C20 casement above.

Interior: chamfered beams to the ground floor rooms, one in the C17 wing
having wall posts and arched braces which connect with the stepped,
chamfered underside of the beam. Knee-braces between other wall posts and
beams and several planted timbers. Principals showing in the attic.

Listing NGR: TM2327448941

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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