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Lower House and the Stores

A Grade II Listed Building in Sproughton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0626 / 52°3'45"N

Longitude: 1.0959 / 1°5'45"E

OS Eastings: 612318

OS Northings: 244992

OS Grid: TM123449

Mapcode National: GBR TMM.MWT

Mapcode Global: VHLBR.YF75

Plus Code: 9F43337W+29

Entry Name: Lower House and the Stores

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277370

Location: Sproughton, Babergh, Suffolk, IP8

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Sproughton

Built-Up Area: Sproughton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Sproughton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 1244

Lower House and The Stores


House and shop. Early to mid C16, of two separate builds. Timber framed, rendered,
plaintile roofs. 2 bay range forming shop and store, and 2 bay crosswing (Lower
House). Late C19 shop front central glazed doors flanked by windows with glazing
bars some of which are brass, all beneath cornice. 2 first floor horned sashes
of 4 panes. Lower House. Door set back under Jetty exposing stud of framework.
One ground and first floor 6-paned horned sash.
Interior: First floor of the stores has 2 front and one rear former diamond
mullion windows with shutter grooves. 4-centre arched doorway formerly between
the 2 builds now reset in C20 rear wing. Chamfered bridging joist across ground
floor of crosswing. The stores said to have clasped purlin roof replacing crownpost
roof of which tie beam and square post in gable survive. Crosswing has side
purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM1231844992

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