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Box Hall, Hollesley

Description: Box Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 285485

OS Grid Reference: TM3408444775
OS Grid Coordinates: 634084, 244775
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0519, 1.4127

Location: Hollesley, Suffolk IP12 3RS

Locality: Hollesley
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP12 3RS

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Listing Text

TM 34 SW
(south side)
10/119 Box Hall
Farmhouse. C16 with C17 and C19 additions. Timber framed with colourwashed
brick skin of Flemish bond bricks and brick with plaintiled rcof formerly
partially thatched. Entrance front: Projecting C17 wing at left with shaped
gable end to which has been added a further, lower C19 gabled addition. C15
or C16 portico to right of this and recessed. In the re-entrant angle between
the two wings is a further C19 addition. This has a C20 glazed doorway at
left approached by 3 steps with a pergola before it. To first floor above
this is a 2-light gabled dormer window. The C16 portion at right of this has
C20 fenestration set into earlier openings. To right of centre are French
windows and at either side of this 2-light casement windows set in cambered-
headed openings. To left of centre is a 2-light gabled dormer window of C20
date. Gable stack at right and massive ridge stack at left of centre. The
left hand wing has a shaped gable to the end of the C17 portion with concave
lower mouldings and semi-circular top. Moulded brick coping and band of 2
bricks depth. Moulded kneelers and central chimney stack. The C19 addition
has a blank gable end, its right hand flank has a glazed C20 door at right and
a 2-light casement window at left. The left hand flank has the C17 portion at
left housing a 3-brick band between the floors and two 2-light casement
windows to the ground floor at right and two single-light windows at left. S
and cross-shaped tie-rod plates to the first floor. 2-light gabled dormer
windows to the first floor at left of C20 date. The roof is hipped at left
and has the shaped gable at right. Lean-to outshut at left forming a catslide
with the hipped roof. The C19 right hand extension has a 2-light casement to
ground floor with cambered relieving arch and a similar window to the first
floor. The right hand gable end has 2 ground floor single-light windows and 2
cambered-headed single casements to the first floor. The ground floor walling
shows scars from an addition, now demolished. Rear: Catslide-roofed outshut
at right immediately to left of which is a Cl9 half-glazed door. To left of
this are three 2-light C20 casement windows. The two at right being placed in
earlier openings and having cambered relieving arches over. Three 2-light
gabled windows to the attic. Interior: chamfered ceiling beams to the ground
floor rooms of the C16 portion and rafters.

Listing NGR: TM3408444775

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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