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Groton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Groton, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0387 / 52°2'19"N

Longitude: 0.856 / 0°51'21"E

OS Eastings: 595977

OS Northings: 241658

OS Grid: TL959416

Mapcode National: GBR RK1.17F

Mapcode Global: VHKFC.S0CZ

Entry Name: Groton Hall

Listing Date: 23 January 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285612

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276497

Location: Groton, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Groton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Groton St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

GROTON CHURCH STREET
1.
5377
Groton Hall
TL 9541 59/349 23.1.58
II* GV
2.
A C16 and later timber-framed and plastered building with cross wings
at the north and south ends. The front was altered in the C18. Roof
tiled, with a fine ridge chimney stack with 4 octagonal shafts with moulded
spur caps and moulded bases. The north wing extends to the west and
has the remains of a chimney stack with 3 hexagonal shafts. Two storeys.
One:3:1 window range of double-hung sashes with glazing bars. Two 6-panel
doors with plain pilasters and cornices. John Winthrop held his first
court as Justice of the Peace at Groton Hall in 1609. He became Lord
of the Manor in 1618 and was the first Governor of Massachusetts and
founder of Boston in New England (1630).


Listing NGR: TL9597741658

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