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Holbeck House

A Grade II Listed Building in Coddenham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1453 / 52°8'42"N

Longitude: 1.1168 / 1°7'0"E

OS Eastings: 613354

OS Northings: 254244

OS Grid: TM133542

Mapcode National: GBR TLP.F5Z

Mapcode Global: VHLBD.9BSS

Entry Name: Holbeck House

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Last Amended: 26 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279253

Location: Coddenham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Coddenham

Built-Up Area: Coddenham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Coddenham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 1354
8/5 Holbeck House (formerly
9-12-55 listed as Holbeck)

House. C15 with alterations of early C17 and later. The major part of a 3-
cell open hall house; the remainder is now contained within the adjoining
house known as The Homeland. Timber-framed and pebble-dashed. Plaintiled roof
with one gabled casement dormer. An axial chimney of red brick. 2 storeys and
attics. C19 and C20 casements, most having small panes. C20 lean-to
plaintiled entrance porch with boarded door. The central 2-bay open hall has
an open crown-post truss; a cambered tie beam carries a chamfered square
crown-post with 4-way braces. Arch-braces beneath the tie-beam were deep and
met at the centre but are now removed; the wall-posts below retain polygonal
shafts. At the high end of the hall is a blocked 2-centred arched doorway
into the parlour cell, which has an original massive upper floor. Good arch-
braced close studding and other framing exposed. In C16 or early C17 a wide
hall fireplace was built backing onto the cross-passage, the latter now being
in the adjoining house. Beside the fireplace is an internal window with C17
splat balusters. An upper floor with on-edge joists was inserted into the
hall in C17. In 1220 a small cell of Cistercian Nuns was founded close to the
Church of St. Mary, and local tradition holds that the present house stands
upon that site.

Listing NGR: TM1335454244

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