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Friars Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Rattlesden, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1746 / 52°10'28"N

Longitude: 0.882 / 0°52'55"E

OS Eastings: 597160

OS Northings: 256841

OS Grid: TL971568

Mapcode National: GBR SJN.MSF

Mapcode Global: VHKDM.7LMT

Entry Name: Friars Hall

Listing Date: 18 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032605

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280846

Location: Rattlesden, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP30

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rattlesden

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Rattlesden St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 95 NE
3/93 Friar's Hall
- II
House, C15 with alterations of C17 and later. A 3-cell house with an open
hall at the centre, a C17 parlour cell to right and a service cell to left.
One storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched roof, half-
hipped at left-hand end. An axial early C17 chimney of red brick with twin
octagonal flues. 3 C20 eyebrow casement dormers. C20 casements with leaded
lights. C20 gabled plaintiled entrance porch with boarded door. The open
hall has a good central truss: a cambered archbraced tiebeam, and an octagonal
crownpost with moulded and embattled capital and 4-way braces. A blocked 2-
centred arched rear cross-entry doorway. In early C17 a chimney was placed in
the cross-entry with back-to-back open fireplaces, and the service cell was
demolished and replaced by a parlour with an ovolo-moulded binding beam. Two
Small Medieval Houses: Proc. Suff. Inst. Arch: Sylvia Colman B.Sc. 1967.

Listing NGR: TL9716056841

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