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Oak Hall, Darsham

Description: Oak Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 285625

OS Grid Reference: TM4119070860
OS Grid Coordinates: 641190, 270860
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2829, 1.5347

Location: A12, Darsham, Suffolk IP17 3QL

Locality: Darsham
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP17 3QL

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Listing Text

In the entry for

4/30 Oak Hall


The description shall be amended to read.

House. Late C16 or early C17; a floor beam is dated 1589, which may be the date
of erection. Rendered timber frame. Steeply-pitched slate roof with gabled
ends. Brick axial stack.

3-room plan with axial stack with back-to-back fireplaces heating centre and
left left hand (SW) rooms; smaller right hand room is unheated. Position of
original front doorway not certain but there may have been a lobby entrance in
front of the stack. Staircase behind the stack and circa C19 outshut behind
that. Subsequently divided into 3 cottages and now reunited into one house.

2 storeys and attic. Asymmetrical 3-4 window range. Large late C20 wooden mullion
windows, some with smaller side lights. Doorway to right of centre with C20
plank door. At rear various C20 casements and 2 dormers and circa C19 brick
outshut to right of centre.

Interior: All wall studding replaced, south west gable wall and north east gable
rebuilt. The first floors over right and left hand rooms replaced. The central
room has chamfered cross-beam and joists with straight cut stops and large fireplace
with raised lintel. Rebuilt partition between centre and right hand rooms. Left
hand room has brick fireplace with raised lintel. Chambers over hall and right
hand room have chamfered cross-beams and exposed joists. Curved braces in the
partitions of the stack bay. Exposed jowled wall-posts. The roof structure
is entirely C19 or early C20.



4/30 Oak Hall


House, latterly subdivided into 3 cottages. Late C16/early C17;
a ground floor beam is dated 1589 which may be the date of
erection. Timber framed, part plastered, part roughcast
rendered; slated roof. 2 storeys and attic. 3 window range, C19
and C20 casements; asymmetrical doorway with boarded door; 2 mid
C20 flat-roofed dormers to rear; one internal stack and one gable
end stack to right hand side. At some time the eaves have been
raised and the original roof replaced. Interior considerably
altered but with exposed timbering and some original floorboards
to first floor.

Listing NGR: TM4119070860

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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