History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Ancient Houses

A Grade I Listed Building in Kersey, Suffolk

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 52.0606 / 52°3'38"N

Longitude: 0.9157 / 0°54'56"E

OS Eastings: 599978

OS Northings: 244258

OS Grid: TL999442

Mapcode National: GBR SL1.Y19

Mapcode Global: VHKF6.TGHP

Entry Name: Ancient Houses

Listing Date: 23 January 1958

Last Amended: 10 July 1980

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180431

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276615

Location: Kersey, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Kersey

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Kersey St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

(west side)
Ancient Houses
Nos 1 to 4
(formerly listed as
house adjoining
Ancient Cottages
and opposite the
post office)
TL 9944 57/468 23.1.58
This property with the cottages adjoining on the north are now converted
into flats and are known as Ancient Houses, Nos 1 to 4.
A C16 timberframed and plastered building with a tiled roof and ridge
chimney stack. Two storeys. The upper storey is jettied on the whole
front on exposed joists and curved brackets with shafts. All the timber-framing
is exposed on the front. The upper storey has 3 window range of casements.
Two of them are 4-light shallow oriels with the remains of moulded sills
and frames. The ground storey has a shallow 6-light bar and transom
bay with a deep brick plinth with moulded string courses. The doorway
is approached by a flight of steps from the pavement.

Listing NGR: TL9997844258

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.