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92 and 94, Benton Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hadleigh, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0376 / 52°2'15"N

Longitude: 0.9582 / 0°57'29"E

OS Eastings: 602993

OS Northings: 241820

OS Grid: TM029418

Mapcode National: GBR SLH.92B

Mapcode Global: VHKFF.K1FS

Entry Name: 92 and 94, Benton Street

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277602

Location: Hadleigh, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Hadleigh

Built-Up Area: Hadleigh

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Hadleigh St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

(South West Side)

26.4.50. No 92
TM 04 SW 1/45 12.7.%. No 94


Known as "The Flying Chariot" this building was formerly an Inn.
Cl6 origin but largely C17 features, especially on front which has
elaborate ornamental detail. L-shaped 2 storey timber-framed and
plastered, roofs tiled. The front and part of the South side have
remains of extensive floral pargetting. There is elaborate carved
wood detail on the whole of the front and the barge boards on North
side. The eaves board is carved and has the date 1656 over the
North oriel window, 3 window range, all oriel windows supported by
3 brackets, all carved with head of a man, said to be Charles I
(except for 1 oriel). The eaves board is supported by 6 similar
brackets. The oriel windows are of 5 lights with transom and many of
the leaded casements are original. The ground floor has 1 doorway
with heavy carved pediment supported by brackets carved as lions.
The door has 6 panels. Large rectangular chimney stack South part of
front block, and at the back a 2 storey oriel window projecting from
ground level. There is some good interior detail, including some
painting, NMR photos.

Nos 90 to 118 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: TM0299341820

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

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