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Astley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rickinghall, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3418 / 52°20'30"N

Longitude: 1.0032 / 1°0'11"E

OS Eastings: 604678

OS Northings: 275766

OS Grid: TM046757

Mapcode National: GBR SGW.2H5

Mapcode Global: VHKCX.BDQN

Entry Name: Astley House

Listing Date: 15 November 1954

Last Amended: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064780

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439914

Location: Rickinghall Inferior, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rickinghall Inferior

Built-Up Area: Rickinghall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Redgrave cum Botesdale with the Rickinghalls

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

RICKINGHALL INFERIOR THE STREET (NORTH WEST
TM 0475
SIDE)
6/127 Astley House (formerly
15.11.54 listed as Bell Inn and
Police Station)
GV
II
House, latterly part of The Bell Hotel (q.v.) and a police station. C16
origins, raised, refronted and extended early C18, altered C19. Timber frame,
plastered with a colourwashed red brick front. Steeply pitched plaintiled
roofs. Original plan is obscure, 3 bay front with later additions to rear. 2
storeys. Steps up to a recessed, part raised fielded 6 panelled door,
traceried fanlight, reeded doorcase with lozenges in frieze, projecting hood.
Moulded flush frame 16 pane sashes, that to centre on first floor blocked or a
dummy. Offset plinth, dentilled brick eaves. Left end stack adjoins The Bell
Hotel. To rear left a 2 storey added bay with a pyramidal roof. To rear
right a 1 storey bay links to an C18 brewhouse outbuilding with a central
ridge stack. Interior: fragments of C16 framing, close studding with mid-
rail, stop chamfered axial binding beam.


Listing NGR: TM0467875766

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