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Latitude: 52.1359 / 52°8'9"N
Longitude: 0.6206 / 0°37'14"E
OS Eastings: 579448
OS Northings: 251855
OS Grid: TL794518
Mapcode National: GBR QG7.1Q9
Mapcode Global: VHJH6.PLY0
Entry Name: Thurston End Hall
Listing Date: 19 December 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1031655
English Heritage Legacy ID: 283182
Location: Hawkedon, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP29
District: St. Edmundsbury
Civil Parish: Hawkedon
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Hawkedon St Mary
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
1. HAWKEDON THURSTON END
Thurston End Hall
TL 75 SE 7/253 19.12.6l.
A fine early C16 timber-framed manor house built circa 1500 and enlarged circa
1607. (A later porch is carved with the date 1607).. The house was extensively
and well restored in the C20. It has exposed timber-framing and brick nogging.
2 storeys and attics. (The attics are lit by windows in the gables). At the
north end there is a cross wing with double jetties on the east and west gable
ends. A 3-storey entrance porch projects on the front with carved lintel and
twisted columns. There is a room above the porch and a jettied and gabled attic
storey. The jettied storeys are carried on moulded bressumers with brackets and
drop finials. The windows are mullioned and transomed casements with lattice
leaded lights, many with moulded sills. Two massive red brick chimney breasts
project on the west front, one has 4 grouped round shafts with carved ornamentation.
Listing NGR: TL7944851855
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