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Latitude: 52.0387 / 52°2'19"N
Longitude: 0.856 / 0°51'21"E
OS Eastings: 595977
OS Northings: 241658
OS Grid: TL959416
Mapcode National: GBR RK1.17F
Mapcode Global: VHKFC.S0CZ
Entry Name: Groton Hall
Listing Date: 23 January 1958
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1285612
English Heritage Legacy ID: 276497
Location: Groton, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10
Civil Parish: Groton
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Groton St Bartholomew
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
GROTON CHURCH STREET
TL 9541 59/349 23.1.58
A C16 and later timber-framed and plastered building with cross wings
at the north and south ends. The front was altered in the C18. Roof
tiled, with a fine ridge chimney stack with 4 octagonal shafts with moulded
spur caps and moulded bases. The north wing extends to the west and
has the remains of a chimney stack with 3 hexagonal shafts. Two storeys.
One:3:1 window range of double-hung sashes with glazing bars. Two 6-panel
doors with plain pilasters and cornices. John Winthrop held his first
court as Justice of the Peace at Groton Hall in 1609. He became Lord
of the Manor in 1618 and was the first Governor of Massachusetts and
founder of Boston in New England (1630).
Listing NGR: TL9597741658
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