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Abbots Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Drinkstone, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2191 / 52°13'8"N

Longitude: 0.8667 / 0°52'0"E

OS Eastings: 595923

OS Northings: 261747

OS Grid: TL959617

Mapcode National: GBR RGQ.XLG

Mapcode Global: VHKDD.ZH26

Entry Name: Abbots Lodge

Listing Date: 18 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285475

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280779

Location: Drinkstone, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP30

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Drinkstone

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Drinkstone All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 96 SE
1/26 Abbots Lodge
- II

House, mid C16 with additions of C20. 2 storeys. 2-cell lobby-entrance plan.
Timber-framed and plastered. The larger cell has a plaintiled roof: an
original or early outshut on the south side under a catslide roof. One C20
gabled casement dormer. An axial C16/C17 chimney of red brick. The smaller
cell to right is of one storey and attics, with pantiled roof. C19/C20 small-
paned casements. At lobby-entrance position is a boarded C19 door and open
C19 gabled porch on posts, with cusped bargeboards. The larger cell has good
close-studding and a lintelled open fireplace. In the outshut, a rare feature
at this date, is a staircase leading to a pair of original doorways with
vinescroll-carved 4-centred heads: these were probably moved from another part
of the house, and could be cross-entry or service room doorways. To the west
is a C20 addition with pantiled roof, set corner-to-corner, which is not of
special interest.

Listing NGR: TL9592361747

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

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