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Roos Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Beccles, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4548 / 52°27'17"N

Longitude: 1.5532 / 1°33'11"E

OS Eastings: 641511

OS Northings: 290036

OS Grid: TM415900

Mapcode National: GBR XMK.3HS

Mapcode Global: VHM6J.VKZG

Plus Code: 9F43FH33+W7

Entry Name: Roos Hall

Listing Date: 16 March 1948

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280729

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362943

Location: Beccles, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR34

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Beccles

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Beccles St Michael and Saint Luke

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30/10/2019

TM 49 SW 1/15
TM 48 NW 1A/15

Roos Hall

(Formerly listed as Roos Hall, BARSHAM ROAD)


16th century. Initials TBC for Thomas Colby for whom the hall was built and d. 1593 which is considered the completion date. Three storeys and attic. Red brick embattled parapet, crow stepped gables. Octagonal buttresses at corners with moulded brick pinnacles. Plain tiles. Brick octagonal chimneys with moulded caps and bases.

Three windows to entrance front, brick mullion transom, with drip moulds. Ground and first floors have pediments. These windows have imitation stone quoins and heads in cement in some cases removed to show original treatment. Main entrance door with four-centred arch in moulded brick with square headed drip mould.

Interior: stairs in oak with solid oak treads. There is an older staircase leading to the attic. There is original panelling. Several contemporary fireplaces in stone.

The hall was purchased by Sir John Suckling about 1600 and the property has recently returned to the present head of the family, who now resides there. NMR photos.

Listing NGR: TM4151190036

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