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The Old Post House, Hasketon

Description: The Old Post House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 285482

OS Grid Reference: TM2511349814
OS Grid Coordinates: 625113, 249814
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1008, 1.2854

Location: Shrubbery Road, Hasketon, Suffolk IP13 6HR

Locality: Hasketon
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 6HR

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Listing Text

TM 25 SW
(South side)
The Old Post House
House. Early C17 with C19 and C20 additions and alterations. Timber-
framed with colourwashed render and a plain-tile roof. Two storeys, 3-cell
baffle-entry plan. Entrance front: to left of centre is a projecting
canted porch with a hipped roof, probably C19 with a central C20 door of 4
panels. To left of these are a 3-light and a single-light casement at
ground floor level and to right two 3-light and two single-light casements.
To the first floor are three 3-light and one single-light casements. To
the ridge at left of centre above the porch is an axial stack of 2 flues
and to the right hand gable end is a further similar stack. Extending at
right is a C19 or C20 outbuilding, now having two sets of double doors and
serving as a garage block. Rear: outshut extending across the whole of the
ground floor with a lean-to pantile roof. To the first floor at far right
is one C17 window of 6 lights with ovolo-moulded mullions and to left of
this is one 4-light window, the lights being divided by wide mullions, and
a 3-light window at far left. The right hand gable end has a brick chimney
stack showing to the lower body in English bond brick, which is battered.
The left hand gable end has, to the ground floor, a 2-light and a single-
light casement and to the first floor a central 2-light window with 2-light
C17 windows at either side of it each having ovolo-moulded surround.

Interior: three ground floor timber-framed rooms with close studding to the
walls, passing braces, jowled wall posts, chamfered ceiling beams with run-
out end stops. Chamfered bressumers to two hearths. Blocked doorway and
two,blocked windows with diamond-section mullions. Winder staircase with
original solid treads leading up from the lobby to the first floor.
Further jowled wall posts and close studding to the first floor.

Listing NGR: TM2511349814

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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