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Thurston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurston, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2463 / 52°14'46"N

Longitude: 0.8179 / 0°49'4"E

OS Eastings: 592469

OS Northings: 264646

OS Grid: TL924646

Mapcode National: GBR RGG.3MF

Mapcode Global: VHKD6.4S7V

Plus Code: 9F426RW9+G5

Entry Name: Thurston House

Listing Date: 15 November 1954

Last Amended: 9 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281244

Location: Thurston, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Thurston

Built-Up Area: Thurston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Thurston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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4/141 Thurston House

-- II

House, c.1750 with alterations of C19 and rear wing with possibly earlier
core. Red brick: a broad band of gauged brick at 1st floor level and another
at base of parapet incorporating a moulded cornice: limestone copings, and
ball finial at either end; parapet gables. Slated roof. 2 storeys and
attics. 7 windows: central 3-window block slightly set-forward. Sashes with
flat arches of gauged brick; small panes and flush frames, the upper storey
windows with louvred shutters. Windows 3 and 5 at both storeys are two-thirds
width. Good C18 entrance doorway: sunk pilasters, an open pediment enriched
with egg-and-dart and Greek Key, and console brackets beneath. A semi-
circular fanlight within the pediment. Pair of half-glazed mid C19 entrance
doors with border panes. A large semi-circular mid C19 entrance porch, fully-
glazed with 5 tall lights between half columns: flat roof with wrought iron
balustrading, half-glazed door, curved in conformity with the porch. 5 C18
dormers, with alternately segmental and gabled heavily-moulded pediments:
small-pane casements. Gable chimneys of red brick rebuilt in C19. To rear is
an C18 service wing of 3-cell form and possibly with C17 core: early C19
windows with cast iron diamond-pane casements. At centre rear is a mid C18
staircase block with mid-height round-headed sash. Set-back to right of main
elevation is a late C19 extension. 2 storeys; 3 windows; sashes with small
panes. Interior: mid C18 staircase with wreathed handrail, turned balusters
and carved console brackets at each tread. Deep moulded cornices, several
rooms with large sunk panels. Interior refurbishment in progress at date of

Listing NGR: TL9246964646

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