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Ravensmere House

A Grade II Listed Building in Beccles, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4597 / 52°27'35"N

Longitude: 1.5641 / 1°33'50"E

OS Eastings: 642226

OS Northings: 290617

OS Grid: TM422906

Mapcode National: GBR XMD.L8Q

Mapcode Global: VHM6K.2F7Q

Entry Name: Ravensmere House

Listing Date: 16 March 1948

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 363026

Location: Beccles, Waveney, Suffolk, NR34

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Beccles

Built-Up Area: Beccles

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Beccles St Michael and Saint Luke

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Ravensmere House
TM 4290 2/96A 16.3.48.


17th century. Dated by wrought iron wall ties in gable 1694. Initials
BAS also in wrought iron in opposite gable (B now missing). 2 storeys
and attic. 2 dormers and gable end windows. Plinth and brick band with
moulded bricks. Dutch gables. Brick chimneys with moulded capping and
bases, detached flues, square on plan. Wood cornice with shaped brackets.
Pantiles. 5 windows, sash with flush frames and flat arches. 6-panel
door in wood case with fluted Doric pilasters, panelled reveals, triglyphs
and pediments. Interior: generally good, 1 panelled room. Oak stair with
heavy turned balusters, and built up moulded oak handrail. Chequer brick
with dark header ends. NMR photos.

All 4 sides of the Old Market contribute in varying degrees to its general
character. The Old Market is in an important position near the centre of
the town.

Listing NGR: TM4222690617

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

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