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Hurts Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Saxmundham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2093 / 52°12'33"N

Longitude: 1.4962 / 1°29'46"E

OS Eastings: 638958

OS Northings: 262544

OS Grid: TM389625

Mapcode National: GBR XQD.F2M

Mapcode Global: VHM7N.WQ9R

Entry Name: Hurts Hall

Listing Date: 25 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462123

Location: Saxmundham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP17

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Saxmundham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Saxmundham St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


841-1/4/47 Hurts Hall


Country house. 1893; south front loggia extended in early C20.
Diapered brick with ashlar dressings and rendered window
surrounds; machine tile roofs with irregularly placed banks of
2 to 6 octagonal brick stacks. Jacobethan style: elongated
rectangle running east-west with entrance to north.
EXTERIOR: corners articulated by tall gabled projections and,
at south-east corner, by polygonal bay through 2 storeys.
Principal fronts to west and south.
West front has tall gabled projection to left with a
ground-floor bay window consisting of 3 pairs of cross
casements. Single 2-light cross casement to first floor,
1-light casement to attic. Apex and base pinnacles to gable.
Canted bay in angle with main elevation and three 2-light
cross casements to right (2 to first floor). Canted 2-storey
corner bay at south-east corner, with four 2-light cross
casements to each floor. Crenellated parapet.
South front with a 4-bay stone open loggia on Corinthian
columns with a balustrade.
Throughout, windows are generally 2-light cross casements
arranged singly or grouped.
INTERIOR: passageway from north entrance leads to 2-storey
staircase hall. Open-well staircase with square panelled newel
posts terminating with ball finials on volutes at the top and
supported on consoles at the base. Twisted balusters. Closed
string. Hall with teak wainscote panelling. Plastered ceiling
of geometric patterns. Main reception rooms to south and
south-east of hall with further, more elaborate, geometric
plastered ceilings. Wide open arches to upper staircase
The present house replaced a house by Samuel Wyatt of 1803,
burnt down in 1889.
(BOE: Pevsner N: Suffolk, 2nd Edition: Harmondsworth: 1974-:

Listing NGR: TM3895862544

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