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The Old Guildhall

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelsale cum Carlton, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2308 / 52°13'50"N

Longitude: 1.4944 / 1°29'39"E

OS Eastings: 638723

OS Northings: 264930

OS Grid: TM387649

Mapcode National: GBR XQ6.0ND

Mapcode Global: VHM7N.V6D7

Entry Name: The Old Guildhall

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 27 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030641

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285666

Location: Kelsale cum Carlton, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP17

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Kelsale cum Carlton

Built-Up Area: Carlton (Suffolk Coastal) BUAS

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Kelsale St Mary and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/07/2015

TM 36 SE
7/71

KELSALE-CUM-CARLTON
Kelsale
LOW ROAD
The Old Guildhall

(Formerly listed as Teacher's Centre, THE STREET, previously listed as Primary School)

25.10.51

GV
II
Former guildhall. Probably late C15 with C16 wing to rear; considerable later alterations, especially in later C19; the date 1725 on the right hand side refers to the brick casing at this end of the building. Timber framed and plastered, red brick casing to right hand gable; plaintiled roof, pantiles to rear wing. 2 storeys; the facade and left hand gable have a jettied first floor with bracketed corner post. C20 casement windows with square leaded panes, an almost continuous range of 6 to the first floor; 2 C20 boarded doors with cover fillets, one with rectangular fanlight. 3 stacks with late C19 shafts of fluted brickwork with moulded bases and oversailing caps; one of the stacks is set flush with the facade, with the lower portions of 2 former stacks to either side. The main feature of the building is the fine 5-bay crown post roof: cambered and arch-braced tie beams, 4 crown posts of square. section with moulded bases and heads; the remainder of the interior is much altered.
Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology, Vol.30, pp.129-148.


Listing NGR: TM3872364930

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