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A Grade I Listed Building in Clare, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0755 / 52°4'31"N

Longitude: 0.5777 / 0°34'39"E

OS Eastings: 576752

OS Northings: 245043

OS Grid: TL767450

Mapcode National: GBR PFF.WCZ

Mapcode Global: VHJHK.Y3S7

Entry Name: Cliftons

Listing Date: 19 December 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 283025

Location: Clare, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Clare

Built-Up Area: Clare

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Clare with Poslingford

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 74 NE


Nethergate Street
(North-West Side)
No 11 (Cliftons)

A C16 timber-framed and plastered house re-fronted in the late C18 when the 2
side wings (originally symmetrical) were added. 2 storeys and attics with side
wings of 1 storey and attics. 4 window range to the main block and 1 window
range to the side wings, 3-light double-hung sashes with glazing bars in cased
frames. The attics in the side wings are lit by bulls eye windows in the gables.
A 6-panel door, slightly off centre, has a wood doorcase with plain Tuscan columns,
a semi- circular fanlight and an open pediment. The side wings also have 6-panel
doors with semi-circular fanlights. A C17 wing extends to the rear at the north
end, making an L shaped plan. Roofs slate, hipped on the main block, with 2
flat headed dormers. The rear wing has a tiled roof. There are 2 fine Tudor red brick
moulded chimney stacks, one with 4 circular ornamented shafts with spur caps,
on a moulded base and the other with 2 circular shafts with moulded caps and
bases. The interior has fine Jacobean features including an overmantle, panelling
and doors. There is also some late Georgian work.

No 11, Nos 13 to 15 (consec), Nos 17, 18, Rose & Crown Public House, Nos 20, 22,
Orchard House and Nos 23 to 26 (consec) together with all the listed buildings
on the South East Side form a group.

Listing NGR: TL7675245043

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

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