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The Meadlands Public House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stowmarket, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1794 / 52°10'45"N

Longitude: 1.0074 / 1°0'26"E

OS Eastings: 605713

OS Northings: 257725

OS Grid: TM057577

Mapcode National: GBR SJT.9J4

Mapcode Global: VHKDP.DHY3

Entry Name: The Meadlands Public House

Listing Date: 19 April 1972

Last Amended: 29 November 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195875

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384628

Location: Stowmarket, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Stowmarket

Built-Up Area: Stowmarket

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Combs St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


614-1/3/100 (East side)
19/04/72 The Meadlands Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1-3 (Consecutive)
Meadlands Cottages)


Late C15 hall house, floored C17 and converted to three
houses, converted to public house 1980-81 and completely
restored. Rendered and colourwashed timber-frame under
pantiled roof.
2 storeys. South-east front with late C20 timber gabled porch
right of centre. Two 1981 2-light casements left and one to
right of porch. Three 1981 casements first floor. Gabled roof
with ridge stack over door creating late C20 lobby-entrance
INTERIOR. Close studded timber-frame with jowled principal
studs. Chamfered bridging beams. Stack inserted C17 and
rebuilt 1981.
Fireplace to north-east room with chamfered bressummer.
South-west room has fireplace with wider bressummer. Towards
south-west end of this room are remains of screen with 2
doorways to service rooms, entered through 4-centred arches.
Arch remains to one door, mortices only to other. Opposing
doors to screens passage remain defined: to south it is
4-centred and blocked, to north it is an opening with mortices
for the 4-centred arch.
First-floor frame with arched wall braces. Over area of hall
south-west of stack is a 3-bay crown post roof with 2
free-standing posts of octagonal section carrying crown purlin
on arched braces. No braces to collars. Remains of a 3-light
diamond mullioned window to south-east room.

Listing NGR: TM0571357725

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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