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1, Saltgate

A Grade II Listed Building in Beccles, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4589 / 52°27'32"N

Longitude: 1.5624 / 1°33'44"E

OS Eastings: 642116

OS Northings: 290521

OS Grid: TM421905

Mapcode National: GBR XMC.ZSR

Mapcode Global: VHM6K.1GBB

Plus Code: 9F43FH56+HX

Entry Name: 1, Saltgate

Listing Date: 16 March 1948

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186943

English Heritage Legacy ID: 363037

Location: Beccles, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR34

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Beccles

Built-Up Area: Beccles

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Beccles St Michael and Saint Luke

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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No 1
TM 4290 2/104 16.3.48.


17th century with probable 16th century base structure incorporated, and
18th century refacing of main front and 1 side with 19th century additions
at the rear. Old deeds show that the house was once "The Greyhound and Dog Inn".
The exterior is comparatively plain. 3 storeys with parapet. Brick distempered.
2 brick bands, 5 windows, some filled in. Modern casements, mullion transom, in flush
frames, with segmental arches. 6-panel door in wood case with 3/4 Doric
columns and bracket pediment, arched radial bar fanlight. Interesting interior:
panelled rooms, some enriched window architraves and mantels, and enriched
cornices. 2 ducksnest grates, 1 contemporary, 1 imported. Oak stair with turned
newels. 1 panelled room with date 1790 on door. It is said that Chateaubriand
stayed in the house. NMR photo.

Listing NGR: TM4211690521

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