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Braiseworth Old Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Braiseworth, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.292 / 52°17'31"N

Longitude: 1.1237 / 1°7'25"E

OS Eastings: 613121

OS Northings: 270576

OS Grid: TM131705

Mapcode National: GBR TJY.8WX

Mapcode Global: VHL9M.FNDB

Entry Name: Braiseworth Old Hall

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352476

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281586

Location: Braiseworth, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Braiseworth

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Eye St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

BRAISEWORTH
TM 17 SW
1/1 Braiseworth Old Hall
29.7.55

- II

Former farmhouse. Late C16 with early-mid C17 remodelling. Main range with
projecting cross-wing to left; further work to right of main range is missing.
Ground floor of red brick with diaperwork in dark headers. Upper floor timber
framed and rendered. Slated roof. 2 storeys and attic. Upper floor jettied
at front, with a moulded baseplate. Cross-wing has moulded tie beam and
brackets to ends of wallplates. On ground floor, 2 original 4-light windows
with hollow-moulded mullions; a further similar window to rear. Upper windows
are C19 4-paned casements. Heavy ovolo-moulded doorframe of early-mid C17;
contemporary overlight with a single ovolo mullion. C19 4-panel door. This
doorway is in the position of a blocked late C16 window. Blocked doorway in
projecting side wall of cross-wing, adjacent to main range. Stack at right
gable end has square shaft with moulded brick base. Interior. Both upper
rooms have good early-mid C17 ribbed plaster ceilings with all-over geometric
designs, mainly comprising lozenges and squares. Upper fireplace has stuccoed
4-centred arch. Some heavy close studding, especially in cross-wing; the
studding in both ranges is trimmed for large upper windows. Former doorway by
stack on upper floor has ovolo moulding. Ground floor ceilings show chamfered
floorbeams (including dragon beam), the joists concealed. Open fireplace with
original lintol. Side purlin roof; a lower row of butt purlins with 2-way
cranked wind bracing.


Listing NGR: TM1312170576

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