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West Hall and Attached Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Rickinghall Inferior, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3223 / 52°19'20"N

Longitude: 0.9762 / 0°58'34"E

OS Eastings: 602926

OS Northings: 273526

OS Grid: TM029735

Mapcode National: GBR SH1.7MP

Mapcode Global: VHKCW.VWYL

Entry Name: West Hall and Attached Garden Wall

Listing Date: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440050

Location: Rickinghall Inferior, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rickinghall Inferior

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Redgrave cum Botesdale with the Rickinghalls

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 07 SW
3/134 West Hall and attached
- Garden Wall
-- II
Farmhouse. Early to mid C17, extended late C17 and C19, refronted late C19.
Timber frame, plastered and roughcast with red brick front. Steeply pitched
machine pantiled roof with slates to rear. Originally a long 3 cell cross
entry plan with an extra cell added at upper end possibly as unit house
accommodation, altered service bays to rear have early origins. 2 storeys.
Long 5 window front with entrance to right of centre in cross entry position,
a recessed part fielded, part raised 6 panelled door, C19 reeded architrave,
projecting hood; at original left end a second cross entry, a similar door
with a pedimental hood; recessed 3 and 4-light transomed casements with
chamfered cement rendered lintels. Ridge stack with rebuilt cap between
original hall and parlour is now roughly central. Roughcast right end with a
boarded door, 2-light glazing bar casement, pentice board. Left end brick
outshut and loft hatch. To rear an internal stack in added cell, a cross
casement, an architraved part glazed 6 panelled cross entry door, 4-light
transomed casement and a first floor part opening leaded casement to original
parlour; behind service bay a small pantiled brick outshut and a first floor-
2-light leaded casement. A 2 bay service block extends behind hall, raised
and extended in C19 with a broad gable to rear, parlour return 3 and 4-light
leaded casements, service return boarded door, ground floor 3-light glazing
bar casement, first floor part opening metal frame leaded casement, an
external stack to rear with multiple offsets and flanking pantiled brick oven
outshuts, a second external stack in a 1 storey clay lump, flint and brick
stable block extending further to rear, black glazed and red pantiled roof, 5
doors. Interior: frame largely concealed, stop chamfered axial binding beams,
through tension bracing in fairly closely studded walls, an C18 fireplace in
hall, added cell has a reused bar stop chamfered cross axial binding beam.
First floor: parlour chamber double bar stop chamfered axial binding beam,
evidence of arched bracing in original end wall, double butt purlin roof with
collars to principals. Attached to rear is a C19 flint rubble wall about 2
metres high with a rounded coping continuing around to enclose a garden behind
upper end of house; an attached summerhouse/shed of flint and brick with a
thatched roof has a trellissed front, wavy bargeboards.

Listing NGR: TM0292673526

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