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The Old Guildhall

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelsale cum Carlton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2308 / 52°13'50"N

Longitude: 1.4944 / 1°29'39"E

OS Eastings: 638723

OS Northings: 264930

OS Grid: TM387649

Mapcode National: GBR XQ6.0ND

Mapcode Global: VHM7N.V6D7

Plus Code: 9F436FJV+8Q

Entry Name: The Old Guildhall

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 27 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030641

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285666

Location: Kelsale cum Carlton, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP17

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Kelsale cum Carlton

Built-Up Area: Carlton (Suffolk Coastal)

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Kelsale St Mary and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/07/2015

TM 36 SE

The Old Guildhall
(Formerly listed as Teacher's Centre, THE STREET, previously listed as Primary School)


Former guildhall. Probably late C15 with C16 wing to rear; considerable later alterations, especially in later C19; the date 1725 on the right hand side refers to the brick casing at this end of the building. Timber framed and plastered, red brick casing to right hand gable; plaintiled roof, pantiles to rear wing. 2 storeys; the facade and left hand gable have a jettied first floor with bracketed corner post. C20 casement windows with square leaded panes, an almost continuous range of 6 to the first floor; 2 C20 boarded doors with cover fillets, one with rectangular fanlight. 3 stacks with late C19 shafts of fluted brickwork with moulded bases and oversailing caps; one of the stacks is set flush with the facade, with the lower portions of 2 former stacks to either side. The main feature of the building is the fine 5-bay crown post roof: cambered and arch-braced tie beams, 4 crown posts of square. section with moulded bases and heads; the remainder of the interior is much altered.
Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology, Vol.30, pp.129-148.

Listing NGR: TM3872364930

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