Description: The Gatehouse Cockfield Hall
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 285725
OS Grid Reference: TM3961069152
OS Grid Coordinates: 639610, 269152
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2683, 1.5104
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TM 36 NE YOXFORD
10/131 The Gatehouse, Cockfield
(Previously listed as
II* Cockfield Hall
Gatehouse under The
Gatehouse to Cockfield Hall. Mid C16. Rectangular plan with staircase
projection to rear. Red brick, formerly plastered, plaintiles. 2 storeys.
Symmetrical facade to north with a ground floor window to each side of the
entrance arch and a single window above; mullion and transom casement windows
with diamond leaded panes, splayed reveals, square hood moulds; 4-centre
moulded entrance arch with square hood mould over. Crowstepped gables; each
gable has an external stack with a single circular flue enriched with moulded
brick ornament, the caps missing; the shoulders of the stacks have further
crowstepping. Inside the entrance arch is a recess containing a terracotta
bust of a man in C16 costume; this was brought here from Westwood Lodge,
Blythburgh. First floor with original panelling and one stone fireplace;
unusual wood corbels in the form of carved heads have been added to support the
end roof trusses.
Listing NGR: TM3961069152
Source: English Heritage
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