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The Crown Inn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bildeston, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1072 / 52°6'25"N

Longitude: 0.909 / 0°54'32"E

OS Eastings: 599311

OS Northings: 249424

OS Grid: TL993494

Mapcode National: GBR SKG.W31

Mapcode Global: VHKF0.P9YG

Plus Code: 9F424W45+VJ

Entry Name: The Crown Inn

Listing Date: 23 January 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276186

ID on this website: 101286228

Location: Bildeston, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Bildeston

Built-Up Area: Bildeston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bildeston with Wattisham St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TL 9949 51/40
No 104 (The Crown Inn)


The Crown Inn was originally a merchants house which dates from 1495 and has been an inn at least since the mid C17. A timber-framed building, plastered on the ground storey and exposed framing on the upper storey which is jettied on exposed joists. A cross wing at the north end was formerly gabled but is now incorporated with the roof of the main block. Two storeys. Four window rang of C18 leaded casements on the upper storey and modern copies on the ground storey. A central 8-panel door has a moulded architrave and cornice. Roof tiled, with a chimney stack with attached shafts at the north end. The interior has exposed timber-framing moulded ceiling beams and joists and a crown post roof.

Listing NGR: TTL9931149424

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