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Monks Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Glemsford, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1073 / 52°6'26"N

Longitude: 0.677 / 0°40'37"E

OS Eastings: 583420

OS Northings: 248820

OS Grid: TL834488

Mapcode National: GBR QGH.XMS

Mapcode Global: VHJHF.P97D

Entry Name: Monks Hall

Listing Date: 23 March 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285414

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277957

Location: Glemsford, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Glemsford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Glemsford

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

LOW STREET
1.
5377 Glemsford
Monks Hall
TL 8348 18/162 23.3.61.
II*

2.
A fine timber-framed house with exposed framing and plaster infil. Mainly
of the C16 and C17 but probably incorporates the frame of an earlier C15,
2 bay hall house (cf Nos 13 to 17 (odd), Chequers Lane). A picturesque
house, which has been carefully restored, in a commanding situation.
2 storeys and attics. There are cross wings on the north and south ends,
with jettied gables. In the centre there is a C17 2 storey bay carried
up to a jettied gable on a moulded bressummer. The window lintel is carved
with the initials A K above C K and the date 1614. There are deny original
4 and 5-light leaded casements, some with original oak mullions and small
high level flanking lights. The north cross wing has a 2 storeyed bay
of 5 lights and the south cross wing has an upper storey oriel with modern
brackets. The roof is tiled, with 2 large chimney stacks each with 3
octagonal shafts. It has a good interior, with exposed timber-framing
ceiling beams and joists.


Listing NGR: TL8342048820

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

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