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Latitude: 52.3418 / 52°20'30"N
Longitude: 1.0032 / 1°0'11"E
OS Eastings: 604678
OS Northings: 275766
OS Grid: TM046757
Mapcode National: GBR SGW.2H5
Mapcode Global: VHKCX.BDQN
Entry Name: Astley House
Listing Date: 15 November 1954
Last Amended: 16 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064780
English Heritage Legacy ID: 439914
Location: Rickinghall Inferior, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Rickinghall Inferior
Built-Up Area: Rickinghall
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Redgrave cum Botesdale with the Rickinghalls
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
RICKINGHALL INFERIOR THE STREET (NORTH WEST
6/127 Astley House (formerly
15.11.54 listed as Bell Inn and
House, latterly part of The Bell Hotel (q.v.) and a police station. C16
origins, raised, refronted and extended early C18, altered C19. Timber frame,
plastered with a colourwashed red brick front. Steeply pitched plaintiled
roofs. Original plan is obscure, 3 bay front with later additions to rear. 2
storeys. Steps up to a recessed, part raised fielded 6 panelled door,
traceried fanlight, reeded doorcase with lozenges in frieze, projecting hood.
Moulded flush frame 16 pane sashes, that to centre on first floor blocked or a
dummy. Offset plinth, dentilled brick eaves. Left end stack adjoins The Bell
Hotel. To rear left a 2 storey added bay with a pyramidal roof. To rear
right a 1 storey bay links to an C18 brewhouse outbuilding with a central
ridge stack. Interior: fragments of C16 framing, close studding with mid-
rail, stop chamfered axial binding beam.
Listing NGR: TM0467875766
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