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93, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Needham Market, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1546 / 52°9'16"N

Longitude: 1.0506 / 1°3'2"E

OS Eastings: 608782

OS Northings: 255092

OS Grid: TM087550

Mapcode National: GBR TLD.VVF

Mapcode Global: VHLBC.538L

Entry Name: 93, High Street

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253661

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436923

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

3/91 No.93


- II*

House. Circa 1600 with early C18 remodelling. Gault brick, with dressings,
block quoins and band at 1st floor all in red brick, encasing a timber-framed
core. Plaintiled roof with slating at the eaves; C19 flat-roofed sash-window
dormers. An internal end chimney of red brick. 2 storeys and attics. 5
windows. Sashes with flat arches of gauged brick, flush frames and small-pane
sashes of late C18 or early C19. The window over the entrance is a dummy; it
has ogee carving to the soffit of its flat arch. Prominent early C18 entrance
doorway; a heavily moulded broken pediment has a stool within it, formerly
containing a bust. Fretted console brackets above sunk pilasters. A
bolection-moulded architrave, and door with 6 fielded panels. Oblong fanlight
with bullseye glass. In a rear wing is a fine well staircase of c.1700 with
moulded handrails, and balusters partly of barley sugar form. (c.p. staircase
at No.10 High Street). A parlour has full early C18 panelling with large sunk
panels and deep moulded cornice. Other rooms have good contemporary panelled
doors and fireplaces. A small rear wing has ovolo-moulded beams of c.1600,
and another has fragmentary late-mediaeval framing. This house was the
Vicarage for the nearby parish of Battisford in C18 and C19.

Listing NGR: TM0878255092

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

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