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26, 26a and 26b, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Saxmundham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2148 / 52°12'53"N

Longitude: 1.4927 / 1°29'33"E

OS Eastings: 638689

OS Northings: 263151

OS Grid: TM386631

Mapcode National: GBR XQD.077

Mapcode Global: VHM7N.TLGG

Entry Name: 26, 26a and 26b, High Street

Listing Date: 6 September 1974

Last Amended: 25 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268193

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462138

Location: Saxmundham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP17

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Saxmundham

Built-Up Area: 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


841-1/3/15 (East side)
06/09/74 Nos.26, 26A AND 26B
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Nos.26 AND 26A)


House with hayloft, stables and coach house at rear; now shop,
offices and restaurant. Late C18 front, reduced in height in
1930s, and with late C19 shop front; two C17 wings at rear and
additional rear extension of 1866; late C20 alterations with
flat topped dormers and fenestration.
Front of gault-brick with plain tile hipped roof; rear wings
brick on ground floor, plastered timber-frame on first floor;
C19 extension of brick; pantile and concrete tiles to rear
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic; 4-window front. Plate glass
shop front to centre and right of ground floor with doorway to
No.26A to left, and one unhorned sash window with 8/8 glazing
bars at far left. Four similar first-floor sashes under gauged
skewback arches. Plain parapet, formerly pierced by four
windows, partly conceals 3 small flat-topped dormers fitted
with casements. Right return has three sashes on first floor.
Rear: wing of 2 storeys with dormer attic and mainly C20
replacement casements. Lower range of 2-storey service
buildings now converted.
INTERIOR: front block opened out as showroom. Some chamfered
bridging beams with tongue stops. One early C20 staircase with
spiral incised decoration to balusters; early C19 staircase
with stick balusters and a ramped handrail. Timber-framed rear
wings show jowled principal studs and in left wing is one
wave-moulded bridging beam. Roofs plastered. Some C17 brick to
extensive cellars, but mainly C19.
(Saxmundham and District Local History Society: Saxmundham Old
and New: Saxmundham: 1989-).

Listing NGR: TM3868963151

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