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Minsmere House

A Grade II Listed Building in Debenham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2251 / 52°13'30"N

Longitude: 1.1814 / 1°10'53"E

OS Eastings: 617383

OS Northings: 263313

OS Grid: TM173633

Mapcode National: GBR VM3.KHT

Mapcode Global: VHLB1.FBFL

Entry Name: Minsmere House

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Last Amended: 24 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281509

Location: Debenham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Debenham

Built-Up Area: Debenham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Debenham St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

DEBENHAM HIGH STREET (east side)
TM 16 SE
6/85 No.15A (Minsmere House)
9.12.55 (formerly listed as
Premises adjoining The
Recess on N. side;
Premises 15 yds SE of Oak
House)

GV II

House and shop. C16, in 2 phases. Timber framed; plastered upper floor with
remains of old plaster panels. Ground floor underbuilt in colourwashed brick.
Pantiled roof. 2 storeys. 3 shopfronts under continuous fascia: large-paned
shop windows, semi-glazed panelled doors. Upper floor has 4 sash windows with
glazing bars and a casement window to left. At extreme right is a carriage
entrance with boarded doors. Internal stack, set forward of the roof ridge.
Interior. 2 bays to left have some regular heavy studding; closely-spaced
plain joists in ceiling of ground floor with evidence for former jetty to
street. Heavy arched braces to central tie beam. To right a wider range,
probably older, contemporary with carriage entrance. Some exposed framing.
Original structure of carriage entrance largely missing, apparently as the
result of a fire. Remains of a plain crown-post roof. Roof over left section
not examined.


Listing NGR: TM1738363313

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