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Otley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Otley, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1537 / 52°9'13"N

Longitude: 1.219 / 1°13'8"E

OS Eastings: 620303

OS Northings: 255492

OS Grid: TM203554

Mapcode National: GBR VMY.WJF

Mapcode Global: VHLBG.24S8

Plus Code: 9F435639+FJ

Entry Name: Otley House

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286522

Location: Otley, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Otley

Built-Up Area: Otley

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Otley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 25 NW
(East side)
16/3/66 Otley House
- II

House. C17 or C18 enlarged in the 1920's. Timber framed core with
rendered brick walling and a plain tiled roof. Two storeys. Entrance
front: 6 bays symmetrically disposed. The ground floor projects and has a
brick plinth and was extended in this way in the 1920's having previously
been flush with the first floor. At the centre of the ground floor is a
classical door surround with fluted pilasters at either side and a
classical entablature with a convex frieze. Door of 6 raised and fielded
panels. To either side of this are 3 sash windows all of 3x4 panes with
exposed sash boxes and between each pair of windows are set two rectangular
panels with bolection-moulded surrounds. Cornice to the top of the ground
floor walling. The recessed first floor also has 6 bays similarly arranged
with similar panels between. Hipped roof above this which has to its ridge
at right and left of centre C19 square chimney stacks with cogged bands to
their tops. The right hand side of the house has, at left a projecting bay
which has French windows of 4 lights at ground floor level and a tripartite
first floor window with central sash of 4x4 panes and lateral lights of 2x4
panes. Recessed at right of this is a rear wing with a tripartite ground
floor window with a central window of 3x4 panes and lateral lights of 2x4
panes. Bolection-moulded panels to either side of this window and below
the 2 first floor windows, each of 3x4 panes. To right again is a further
outshut addition with a cambered-headed 2-light window and cambered-headed
sash window to the first floor of 2x4 panes. Left hand side: projecting
flank of the front range at right with a ground floor 4-light French window
and tripartite first floor window, similar to those seen on the right hand
side with similar panels. Recessed at left of this is a colourwashed brick
wing which has a 5-light ground floor window with horned sashes and picture
window to the first floor at either side of which are horned sashes. Rear:
projecting gabled wing at left, with random fenestration largely masked by
later additions.

Interior: early C18 staircase of 2 flights with crisply carved spiral-on-
vase balusters with moulded, ramped handrail and similarly ramped dado
panelling with fluted pilaster-newels. Moulded tread-ends and bowed
balcony to the landing. Pine panelling and cornices to several first floor

Listing NGR: TM2030355492

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