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A Grade II Listed Building in Cavendish, Suffolk

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282868

Location: Cavendish, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

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

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Listing Text

Cavendish Lane
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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