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Queens Head Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Eye, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3211 / 52°19'15"N

Longitude: 1.1458 / 1°8'44"E

OS Eastings: 614485

OS Northings: 273878

OS Grid: TM144738

Mapcode National: GBR TJL.GHR

Mapcode Global: VHL9F.TX2K

Entry Name: Queens Head Public House

Listing Date: 12 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468347

Location: Eye, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Eye

Built-Up Area: Eye (Mid Suffolk)

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Eye St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


585-1/7/95 (West side)
Queen's Head Public House


Public House. Late C17, extended into rear wing early C18,
altered early C19. Roughcast and plastered timber frame.
Machine tiled and pantiled roofs. Lobby entrance plan, the
original building one room deep running parallel to street.
Late C17 front block of 2 storeys on high brick plinth course;
3-window range of early C19 2-light casements to first floor
under late C19 hoods on label stops. Two C20 top-hung
casements to ground floor, with similar hoods on label stops.
Double-leaf C20 door between windows right of centre, reached
by flight of rebuilt steps with timber balustrade. C20 gabled
porch. Facade with C20 applied false timber studwork. Gabled
roof with C20 machine tiles. Ridge stack over door. One- and
2-storey gabled rear wings.
INTERIOR: close-studded timber frame with jowled principal
posts and cambered tie beams. Roof replaced late C20.
Chamfered bridging beams. Rear wing with central open
fireplace partly rebuilt under a depressed 4-centred arch but
retaining early C18 brick canopy.
(Paine C: The History of Eye: Diss: 1993-: 43).

Listing NGR: TM1447773881

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