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The Priory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brandeston, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2048 / 52°12'17"N

Longitude: 1.2746 / 1°16'28"E

OS Eastings: 623848

OS Northings: 261342

OS Grid: TM238613

Mapcode National: GBR VMF.R20

Mapcode Global: VHLB3.1VP5

Entry Name: The Priory

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030597

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285774

Location: Brandeston, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Brandeston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Brandeston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


2/2 The Priory

Farmhouse. Dated 1586 on tie beam on left hand gable end (facing
road); gabled extension set forward of main range has tie beam
inscribed 'H1648ES' for Henry and Elizabeth Stebbing; C20
extension at right hand end. Timber framed and plastered,
plaintiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. A long main range with
various gabled extensions, 2 to the front and 2 (including
staircase gable) to the rear; all the gables have carved tie
beams and most have pierced drop finials. Various casement
windows with diamond and square leaded glass; to either side of
the porch at first floor level are 2 5-light canted windows with
moulded heads and sills. C17 gabled entrance porch with carved
tie beam, pierced drop finials and turned balusters to the side
openings; modern panelled door in C17 style. 2 good internal
stacks each with 4 detached octagonal flues with moulded bases
and linked caps. Very fine interior with closely-spaced exposed
timbering throughout; at the earlier end there are roll-moulded
joists with enriched stop chamfers; original newel stairs in
rear extension; some fine internal doors; first floor fireplace
with moulded arch.

Listing NGR: TM2384861342

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