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Red House

A Grade II Listed Building in Eye, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3213 / 52°19'16"N

Longitude: 1.1458 / 1°8'45"E

OS Eastings: 614489

OS Northings: 273906

OS Grid: TM144739

Mapcode National: GBR TJL.GHN

Mapcode Global: VHL9F.TX3C

Entry Name: Red House

Listing Date: 20 October 1971

Last Amended: 12 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468353

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


585-1/7/101 (West side)
20/10/71 Nos.1 AND 1B
Red House
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Red House)


House, now 2 houses, formerly house and surgery. Plastered and
whitewashed timber-framed rear wing c1600, early C19 red brick
front range to street. Composition roof to front, black-glazed
pantiles to rear wing.
EXTERIOR: facade of 2 storeys cut down from 3 storeys mid C20.
8-window range. 6-panelled and fielded door in sixth bay (from
left) within plain timber doorcase with hood on brackets. Door
reached by double flight of steps with cast-iron railings. The
window on both floors immediately right of door is blind, with
painted glazing bars. Fenestration otherwise of 6/6 unhorned
sashes beneath flat skewback arches of herringbone gault
brick. Flat roof with two truncated stacks. Attached to south
gable is a single-storey late C19 extension (No.1B, formerly
surgery) lit through three 2/2 horned sashes and entered
through a 4-panelled door reached by flight of steps with
cast-iron railings. Gabled 2-storey rear wing fitted with
mixed C19 and C20 casements. Internal gable-end stack to west.
INTERIOR: wide entrance hall with boxed bridging beams. Room
to north with large-framed C19 dado panelling. South room with
C20 fireplace on fluted Ionic columns. Stick-baluster
staircase with ramped handrail. Rear wing with clasped purlin
roof. No.1A, the former stables, is not included.
(Paine C: The History of Eye: Diss: 1993-: 50).

Listing NGR: TM1448973906

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