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4 and 6, Bridge Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Needham Market, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1551 / 52°9'18"N

Longitude: 1.0512 / 1°3'4"E

OS Eastings: 608822

OS Northings: 255149

OS Grid: TM088551

Mapcode National: GBR TLD.W1R

Mapcode Global: VHLBC.53L6

Entry Name: 4 and 6, Bridge Street

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231760

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406984

Location: Needham Market, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Needham Market

Built-Up Area: Needham Market

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Needham Market with Badley St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 0855

3/51 Nos. 4 and 6.


Two houses. Built early C16 as a 2-cell house, with integral shop beyond
cross-passage. 2 storeys. Timber-framed and plastered; the upper floor is
long-wall jettied towards the street. Exposed joist-ends on knees; the
timber-framing is exposed from lst floor upwards with close-studwork and long
tension braces. Plaintiled roof with end chimneys of red brick. Early C19
small-pane sashes; that to No.6 has panelled external shutters. Boarded C19
entrance doors. The arched head of the original entrance doorway is exposed
internally. The upper storey was originally undivided, with arched-braced
tie-beams and square crown-posts with 2-way plank braces; it may therefore
have been a workshop. A large chimney stack with single open fireplace within
a narrower bay at the end of the hall. A C17 2-storey wing to rear. No.4 was
restored 1985.

Listing NGR: TM0882255149

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

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