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The Village Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Troston, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3155 / 52°18'55"N

Longitude: 0.7816 / 0°46'53"E

OS Eastings: 589694

OS Northings: 272239

OS Grid: TL896722

Mapcode National: GBR RFG.SHN

Mapcode Global: VHKCZ.H2K8

Entry Name: The Village Hall

Listing Date: 27 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283619

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284258

Location: Troston, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Troston

Built-Up Area: Troston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Troston St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 87 SE TROSTON THE STREET (WEST SIDE)

2/65 The Village Hall
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GV II


Former village school, now used as a village hall. Built 1873, at the expense
of Robert Emlyn Lofft of Troston Hall, in Gothic style. In moulded and
decorated bricks made in the parish: 4 courses of red bricks with a roll-
moulded surface, and one course with black glazing and an indented pattern:
rusticated quoins and dressings in black brick: window surrounds painted over
later render. Roof of clay plaintiles, with the remains of bands of fishscale
tiles. Aligned north-south, the south end has 2 2-light windows with heavy
pointed surrounds flanking a central door with a narrow pointed arch: a
circular window in the gable. Similar windows at the north end. The longer
east and west sides have each 2 3-light windows in the same Gothic style. On
the east, a small rounded projection with conical roof, designed to contain a
tortoise stove, now removed. A corresponding similar projection on the west
for the main entry has been removed, and the opening infilled, with a C20 door.
The interior, designed as one large open classroom, retains all its original
shelves, set into rounded alcoves in the walls.


Listing NGR: TL8969472239

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

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