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Polstead Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Polstead, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0062 / 52°0'22"N

Longitude: 0.8953 / 0°53'42"E

OS Eastings: 598816

OS Northings: 238157

OS Grid: TL988381

Mapcode National: GBR SLS.55F

Mapcode Global: VHKFD.GTNW

Entry Name: Polstead Hall

Listing Date: 23 January 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277053

Location: Polstead, Babergh, Suffolk, CO6

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Polstead

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Polstead St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

Polstead Hall
TL 9838 62/901 23.1.58
Approached by a drive from Water Lane. A large white brick building
with a balustraded parapet and a cornice. It stands in a former deer
park close to the Church of St Mary. In the late C18 the original C16
house was extensively rebuilt or remodelled and improvements were made
in 1818-19 by W Pilkington (Colvin). There are older buildings at the
rear. Roof slate, hipped, with 3 dormers behind the parapet. Two storeys
and attics. The south-east front has outer 2 storeyed splayed bays
each with 3 window range and 3 window range between them. The windows
are double-hung sashes with glazing bars. A central rusticated perch
projects on the front with Tuscan columns in antis. The north-west
front has 12 window range. The interior has a C16 core and there are
C16 wall paintings.

Listing NGR: TL9881638157

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