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Old Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bentley, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0153 / 52°0'54"N

Longitude: 1.0861 / 1°5'10"E

OS Eastings: 611871

OS Northings: 239700

OS Grid: TM118397

Mapcode National: GBR TN5.RD8

Mapcode Global: VHLBY.SL2Y

Plus Code: 9F43238P+4F

Entry Name: Old Hall

Listing Date: 30 October 1990

Last Amended: 31 October 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193864

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278805

Location: Bentley, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bentley

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bentley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Old Hall


House. C13/C14 with later alterations and additions. Timber framed and
plastered with some red brick facing. Shingle and red plain tiled roofs. Former
aisled hall. Off centre right, rear of ridge chimney stack to left hall range,
the right crosswing hipped to front with gablet, chimney stack behind gablet and
to left of ridge. 2 storeys with single storey C19/C20 lean-to extension to left
return. 3:1 window range, 2 horizontal sliding sashes and an old leaded 2 light
casement to first floor of hall, C20 casements to ground floor. Original mullion
to first floor left return of crosswing, front 2 light casement, ground floor
6-light mullion and small single light to left of mullion. Doorway to right of
hall, pilasters with capitals and bases, dentilled flat canopy, nailed 3-board
door with original hinges. Internal features include, jowled storey posts to
inserted ceiling in hall, stop chamfered bridging joists and flat section ceiling
beams. Inserted inglenook fireplace with mantel beam. Heavy continuous
"feather" arched braces to left return wall. Arched braced principle tie beam
with crown post over, this with original moulded capital and 4 arms,the short
octagonal post has been renewed. Heavy, sooted roof timbers. Very long splayed
scarf with undersquinted abutments to top plate. The crosswing, of later date,
was formerly jettied to front. Close studded walls. Jowled storey posts to
first floor, stop chamfered bridging joists. Vertically boarded doors.

Listing NGR: TM1187139700

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