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Denham Priory

A Grade II Listed Building in Denham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2196 / 52°13'10"N

Longitude: 0.5637 / 0°33'49"E

OS Eastings: 575221

OS Northings: 261028

OS Grid: TL752610

Mapcode National: GBR PCN.Z6P

Mapcode Global: VHJGS.QGBT

Entry Name: Denham Priory

Listing Date: 2 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031413

English Heritage Legacy ID: 283736

Location: Denham, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP29

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Denham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Denham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


5/29 Denham Priory

- II

House former hall and parlour of mid C16, extended c.1980. 2 storeys, attics,
lobby entrance plan. Timber-named, rendered; close-studding exposed at upper
level ; jettied upper floor with fascia-bressummer carved with leaf-ornament.
Thatched roof with dormers and C16 chimney; C20 diagonally-set square flues,
rebuilt to match late Cl6 work. The left-hand section 1½ storeys high,
completely rebuilt c.1980 on site of timber-framed range. C20 casements; small
4-light C16 roll-moulded mullioned window at first floor. Lobby-entrance
doorway has roll-moulded jambs, chamfered 4-centred head with leaf-carved
spandrels; oak plank door. Hall and parlour with good framing; chamfered main
members and joists; the parlour doorway roll-moulded with arched head and leaf-
carved spandrels. Open fireplaces with cambered timber lintels; 2 chambers
above have similar fireplaces. Later inserted attics. Evidence for pre-C16
building originally attached to west end on site of C20 building.

Listing NGR: TL7583262649

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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