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Latitude: 52.0767 / 52°4'36"N
Longitude: 0.7171 / 0°43'1"E
OS Eastings: 586296
OS Northings: 245526
OS Grid: TL862455
Mapcode National: GBR QGY.N4B
Mapcode Global: VHKF3.C2Y9
Entry Name: Posting House
Listing Date: 10 January 1953
Last Amended: 9 February 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1033678
English Heritage Legacy ID: 278209
Location: Long Melford, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10
Civil Parish: Long Melford
Built-Up Area: Long Melford
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Long Melford Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
5377 (East Side)
Posting House (formerly
listed as Purdy's Tea Rooms)
TL 8645 21/458 10.1.53.
Originally a C15-C16 timber-framed and plastered hall house with cross
wings on the north and south ends. Altered in the C17 and C18 and restored
in the C20. 2 storeys. The windows are mainly double-hung sashes with
glazing bars. The centre block and north cross wing have C20 shop windows,
and at the north end there is an addition with a carriageway. The south
cross wing has C19 ornamental bargeboards and a doorcase with fluted pilasters
and a cornice hood on brackets. Roof tiled, with a modillion eaves cornice
to the centre block. The interior has exposed timber-framing and on the
1st storey a cambered tie beam with crown post.
Listing NGR: TL8629645526
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