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The Limes

A Grade II Listed Building in Debenham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2242 / 52°13'27"N

Longitude: 1.1814 / 1°10'52"E

OS Eastings: 617384

OS Northings: 263210

OS Grid: TM173632

Mapcode National: GBR VM3.KH1

Mapcode Global: VHLB1.FCD9

Entry Name: The Limes

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Last Amended: 24 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032287

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281526

Location: Debenham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Debenham

Built-Up Area: Debenham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Debenham St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 16 SE
6/102 No.30 (The Limes)
9.12.55 (formerly listed as
The Limes)


House. Late C16/early C17 front range with C17 wing to rear; C18 facade.
Timber framed, the facade roughcast-rendered; plaintiled roof. Rear wing is
plastered and pantiled. 2 storeys, attic to front range. 7 windows, sashes
with glazing bars. Lobby entry: one-storey flat-roofed porch with cornice;
doorcase with bracketed cornice, old 8-panel raised and fielded door. One
flat-roofed dormer. Stack has heavy shaft with 4 rebuilt flues arranged in
sawtooth form. Interior. An upper room has C17 plaster ceiling: moulded
cross-bands with a running foliage design, and in the centre of each division
a Fleur-de-lys or Tudor rose motif. This room has an early-mid C18 fireplace
with eared surround, frieze with bolection profile and cornice. Adjacent
room has early C19 moulded fireplace with corner roundels. First floor room
to right has coved ceiling, probably C18. Many C18 2-panel doors. Roof over
front range has clasped purlins and straight plank wind-bracing. Rear wing
has oak newel stair beside stack.

Listing NGR: TM1738463210

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

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