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A Grade II Listed Building in Rattlesden, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1936 / 52°11'37"N

Longitude: 0.8916 / 0°53'29"E

OS Eastings: 597736

OS Northings: 258986

OS Grid: TL977589

Mapcode National: GBR SJG.J6W

Mapcode Global: VHKDM.D4Q5

Entry Name: Coldmartin

Listing Date: 15 November 1954

Last Amended: 18 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280877

Location: Rattlesden, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP30

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rattlesden

Built-Up Area: Rattlesden

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Rattlesden St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 95 NE
3/124 Goldmartin
- (formerly listed under High
15.11.54 Street)
House, at one time village workhouse. Mid (or perhaps early) C16. A 3-bay
open hall to left and a storeyed bay to right; a lower extension of C17 to
extreme right. 2 storeys. Timber-framed and plastered. Concrete plaintiled
roof, hipped and gabletted to left. An axial chimney of C17/C18 red brick.
c19 and C20 casements, some with leaded lights. A lean-to C20 entrance porch
with plaintiled roof; the door is boarded and battened in the C17 manner, but
may be a C20 copy. The open hall has heavy tension-studbraced walling and two
plain open trusses: there is no smoke blackening. Crownpost roof: the posts
are square with slender 2-way braces. The right hand room has unchamfered
floor joists of medieval form. In mid C17 or later an upper floor was
inserted into all 3 bays of the open hall. The right hand block was also
added in C17 and a clasped-purlin system added to the earlier roof. A 3-bay
open hall is a rare occurrence in Suffolk, normally associated with
guildhalls; but a guildhall is known to have occupied another site in the

Listing NGR: TL9773658986

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

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