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Latitude: 52.0915 / 52°5'29"N
Longitude: 0.6414 / 0°38'29"E
OS Eastings: 581052
OS Northings: 246972
OS Grid: TL810469
Mapcode National: GBR QGN.T5J
Mapcode Global: VHJHF.2PGJ
Entry Name: Blacklands
Listing Date: 19 December 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1031779
English Heritage Legacy ID: 282868
Location: Cavendish, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, CO10
District: St. Edmundsbury
Civil Parish: Cavendish
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Cavendish
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
1. CAVENDISH CAVENDISH
TL 84 NW 13/47 Blacklands
Whites Directory of 1855 states:- "The Hall was very ancient, but was rebuilt
about 5 years ago." The present building incorporates parts of the earlier
C16 timber-framed and plastered house, including a wood arch over the porch
is inscribed with the date "Marche 1576", 2 storeys, attics and a sub-basement.
At the east and west ends there are gabled wings with C19 out and shaped ornamental
bargeboards. A gabled porch wing is jettied on the 1st storey on a moulded
bressumer above a Tudor arched doorway with carved spandrels. The west wing
has a 2 storey, 5-light bay window with "Tudor" arched lights. The windows
generally are casements with glazing bars, some with "Tudor" arched lights.
Roof tiled, with "Tudor" style shafted chimney stacks. The kitchen wing, L
shaped on plan, has exposed timber-framing on the west arm and a stopped gable
on the south arm. Roof tiled, with a gabled dormer and a red brick chimney
stack with 3 octagonal shafts. The interior has a C17 mantelpiece with Ionic
pilasters, tapering downwards.
Listing NGR: TL8105246972
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