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Godophin House the Scotch Tea Rooms Including Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Newmarket, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2425 / 52°14'33"N

Longitude: 0.4034 / 0°24'12"E

OS Eastings: 564189

OS Northings: 263205

OS Grid: TL641632

Mapcode National: GBR N9Y.6V8

Mapcode Global: VHJGH.YW3R

Entry Name: Godophin House the Scotch Tea Rooms Including Area Railings

Listing Date: 10 March 1970

Last Amended: 26 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037641

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275633

Location: Newmarket, Forest Heath, Suffolk, CB8

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Newmarket

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Newmarket All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 6463 NEWMARKET THE AVENUE
(Including EXNING)

7/73 No 2 (Godophin
10.3.70 House) & The
Scotch Tea Rooms
incluiding area
railings.
(Formerly listed
as No.2
(Godolphin House)

GV II


Offices, (formerly house) and tea rooms, (formerly kitchen wing),
early C18. 2 storeys and attics on basement. 3 windows, with
return elevation of 4 windows to the High Street. Red brick with
parapets and cornice of brick and moulded limestone, the parapet
raised at the centre and pierced by attic windows. Plaintiled
roof with gabled dormers having sash windows, chimneys of red
brick. Sash windows with flat arches of gauged brick and small-
pane sashes with thick glazing bars. C20 entrance doorway in the
C18 manner: pair of 2-panelled doors with oblong fanlight,
pilasters with flat canopy of console brackets. A C18
tradesmens doorway to left with segmental arch of gauged brick
and door with 6 fielded panels. Some rooms have good complete
early C18 decoration on ground and 1st floors; chimney pieces,
full height panelling, panelled doors and moulded ceiling
cornices C18 wrought iron railings along the High Street frontage
return to meet the corner of Godolphin House. The Scotch Tea
Rooms probably the early C18 kitchen wing. 1 storey; rendered
brick walls, hipped plaintiled roofs with axial chimneys of red
brick. A pair of small 1-pane bow windows believed to have been
added c.1935 with 6-panel reused entrance door. At the rear of
the tearoom 3 early C18 mullioned and transomed windows with iron
bars.


Listing NGR: TL6418963205

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