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Latitude: 52.1565 / 52°9'23"N
Longitude: 1.0505 / 1°3'1"E
OS Eastings: 608764
OS Northings: 255301
OS Grid: TM087553
Mapcode National: GBR TLD.NF3
Mapcode Global: VHLBC.5265
Entry Name: 13 AND 15, HAWKSMILL STREET (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 9 December 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1231765
English Heritage Legacy ID: 406991
Location: Needham Market, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6
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
NEEDHAM MARKET HAWKSMILL STREET
3/58 Nos.13 and 15 and part of
Two houses and part of another. Built C15 as one house of 3-cell half-H plan
form. Subdivided into 3 tenements in C19, and at one time The Queens Head
Inn. No.13, of one storey with attics, comprises a former open hall. Nos.11
and 15 comprise jettied wings of 2 storeys. Timber-framed and plastered.
Plaintiled roofs with axial and external chimneys of red brick and a massive
C17 hall chimney of gault brick. One C20 flat-roofed dormer. Late C19 sashes
with large panes at ground storey. C18 casement with leaded lights at 1st
storey of No.11; a C19 small pane sash at No.15. C19 and C20 6-panelled
entrance doors. No.13 comprises a single-bay open hall with smoke-encrusted
coupled-rafter roof. The cross-wing now containing No.15 has the cross-
passage entrance; part of the 2-centred arched front door remains, blocked.
Plain framing and coupled-rafter roof. A large C16/C17 open fireplace was
inserted into the hall, backing onto the cross-passage; an upper floor was
also inserted into the hall in C17. The second cross-wing (now part of No.11)
was reroofed in C16/C17 parallel to the street, giving the false impression
that it is structurally part of that house.
Listing NGR: TM0875755294
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