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Latitude: 52.0637 / 52°3'49"N
Longitude: 1.0975 / 1°5'50"E
OS Eastings: 612418
OS Northings: 245122
OS Grid: TM124451
Mapcode National: GBR TMM.N8S
Mapcode Global: VHLBR.ZD19
Entry Name: Sproughton Hall
Listing Date: 22 February 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1285915
English Heritage Legacy ID: 277373
Location: Sproughton, Babergh, Suffolk, IP8
Civil Parish: Sproughton
Built-Up Area: Sproughton
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Sproughton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TM 1245 SPROUGHTON LOWER STREET
House. Late C16 orearly C17 and later. Timber framed, rendered, brick, plaintile
roofs, the front range hipped. L plan. 2½ storey front range, 2 storey rear
range. Cellars. 3 windows 2- and 3-light C20 timber cross casements. Central
French window formerly the main entrance. 2 gabled casement dormers with shaped
finials. External stepped brick stack to right hand gable, c1600 in English
bond, and with tile- roofed link to main roof. Left hand return. Resited
doorway. Door with 2 lower raised and fielded panels, the upper part glazed, in
moulded doorcase with ramped cornice and between reeded pilasters. Timber porch
with flat canopy on 2 fluted timber posts on tall square bases. Rear range.
Large external brick stack in Flemish bond, c1700, on base of earlier brick
stack. Added C17 one bay 2 storey dairy with first floor louvred window.
Interior: Cellar of 2 two-bay cells beneath right hand front and part of rear
range, both ceiled with horizontal joists, the front with bar stops, the rear with
lamb's tongue stops to the main beams. C18 panelling, fireplace surround and
flanking alcoves installed 1950's. Deep chamfered main beam and horizontal joists
to rear range. Front range, clasped purlin roof. Rear, wind braced side purlin
roof, much repaired.
Listing NGR: TM1241845122
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