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Oak Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Darsham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2829 / 52°16'58"N

Longitude: 1.5347 / 1°32'4"E

OS Eastings: 641190

OS Northings: 270860

OS Grid: TM411708

Mapcode National: GBR XPG.YMR

Mapcode Global: VHM79.KW59

Entry Name: Oak Hall

Listing Date: 27 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030664

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285625

Location: Darsham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP17

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Darsham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Darsham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/01/2013


TM 47 SW
4/30


DARSHAM
LONDON ROAD
Oak Hall


II


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.

Listing NGR: TM4119070860

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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