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Henstead Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Henstead with Hulver Street, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.415 / 52°24'53"N

Longitude: 1.6615 / 1°39'41"E

OS Eastings: 649096

OS Northings: 285971

OS Grid: TM490859

Mapcode National: GBR YVC.DXG

Mapcode Global: VHM6S.RK7J

Entry Name: Henstead Hall

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282053

Location: Henstead with Hulver Street, Waveney, Suffolk, NR34

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Henstead with Hulver Street

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Henstead St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

HENSTEAD WITH HULVER STREET CHURCH ROAD
TM 48 NE
2/24 Henstead Hall

II

Large country house, now a hotel. C18 core; altered and improved 1794 for
Rev. John Amyas; considerable early C19 additions. Stucco on brick, slated
roof. 3 storeys with some 2-storey ranges at the rear. 7 windows, 3:1:3,
with flanking full-height 3-light canted bays; to the right is a mid or late
C19 addition, windowless to the main facade. Sash windows with glazing bars
in flush frames. Central doorway with 4-panel door, the 2 lower panels raised
and fielded, the upper panels glazed; Greek Doric portico on 4 fluted columns
and 2 plain pilasters, an addition of mid C19. Wooden modillion eaves
cornice, continued round the left hand return front. There is a range of 6
sash windows to the left hand return front (some blank panels) and behind this
a 2-bay 2-storey addition. Late C18 staircase with 2 turned balusters per
tread, a ramped and wreathed handrail and carved tread ends. The left hand
front room has a stone fireplace with a frieze depicting a Grecian figure
reclining on a couch; to either side of the fireplace are shelved recesses
with painted decoration. A doorway off the hall has shafted reveals, each
terminating in a bearded head of a man, one sad, one happy. Early C19 veined
marble fireplace in bar area.


Listing NGR: TM4909685971

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