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Half Moon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Clare, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0775 / 52°4'38"N

Longitude: 0.5807 / 0°34'50"E

OS Eastings: 576946

OS Northings: 245266

OS Grid: TL769452

Mapcode National: GBR PFF.PMF

Mapcode Global: VHJHL.01VQ

Entry Name: Half Moon House

Listing Date: 19 December 1961

Last Amended: 20 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031742

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282976

Location: Clare, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Clare

Built-Up Area: Clare

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Clare with Poslingford

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 74 NE


High Street
(West Side)
No 2 (Half Moon House)
(Formerly listed as
Half Moon Hotel)


A C15 timber-framed and plastered building described in 1549 as "Le Moon Inn"
and part of the lands of St Mary's Chantry. 2 storeys and cellars, The upper
storey is jettied on the front. 3 window range, double-hung sashes with glazing
bars, in flush cased frames. The door is C20. Tile building was re-roofed in
the C17 when a roof of the present form, tiled and hipped with a moulded plaster
eaves cornice, replaced an earlier double gabled roof. At the rear 3 gables
project end an early C19 wing contains the remains of an inn gallery, enclosed
and refaced in the C2O. The interior has a good C18 staircase with twisted balusters
and cut strings with consoles.

Nos 1 to 8 (consec) with Nos 28, 29 and 31, all the listed buildings in Well Lane,
Stone Hall and Nos 36 to 40 (consec) Nethergate Street form a group.

Listing NGR: TL7694645266

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

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