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Swan Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lavenham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1077 / 52°6'27"N

Longitude: 0.7956 / 0°47'44"E

OS Eastings: 591541

OS Northings: 249173

OS Grid: TL915491

Mapcode National: GBR RHZ.XMM

Mapcode Global: VHKDY.Q9Y2

Entry Name: Swan Hotel

Listing Date: 23 January 1958

Last Amended: 10 July 1980

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037175

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276739

Location: Lavenham, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Lavenham

Built-Up Area: Lavenham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Lavenham St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

LAVENHAM HIGH STREET
1.
5377 (east side)
Swan Hotel
(that part formerly
listed as Swan Inn)
TL 9149 50/590 23.1.58
II* GV
2.
A timber-framed and plastered building probably of C14-C15 origin with
cross wings at the north and south ends with jettied upper storeys on
exposed joists. There is another small gable with a jettied upper storey
on the north of the south cross wing. Roofs tiled. The timber-framing
is mainly exposed on the west front and there is a return frontage on
Water Street with pargetted emblems of the wool trade (cf Nos 11 and
12 Church Street), the mitre, fleur-de-Lys and spur rowel. There are
also modern mullioned and transomed windows in old style. Two storeys
and extensive cellars. On the Water Street front there is a large gable
east of which has been restored and renovated, with exposed timber-framing
and mullioned and transomed windows in old style. Part of the ground
storey is faced in red brick.


Listing NGR: TL9154149173

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