History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Posting House

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Melford, Suffolk

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 52.0767 / 52°4'36"N

Longitude: 0.7171 / 0°43'1"E

OS Eastings: 586296

OS Northings: 245526

OS Grid: TL862455

Mapcode National: GBR QGY.N4B

Mapcode Global: VHKF3.C2Y9

Entry Name: Posting House

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Last Amended: 9 February 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033678

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278209

Location: Long Melford, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Long Melford

Built-Up Area: Long Melford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Long Melford Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

Find accommodation in
Long Melford

Listing Text

5377 (East Side)
Long Melford
Posting House (formerly
listed as Purdy's Tea Rooms)
TL 8645 21/458 10.1.53.

Originally a C15-C16 timber-framed and plastered hall house with cross
wings on the north and south ends. Altered in the C17 and C18 and restored
in the C20. 2 storeys. The windows are mainly double-hung sashes with
glazing bars. The centre block and north cross wing have C20 shop windows,
and at the north end there is an addition with a carriageway. The south
cross wing has C19 ornamental bargeboards and a doorcase with fluted pilasters
and a cornice hood on brackets. Roof tiled, with a modillion eaves cornice
to the centre block. The interior has exposed timber-framing and on the
1st storey a cambered tie beam with crown post.

Listing NGR: TL8629645526

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

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.