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Dove House

A Grade II Listed Building in Eye, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3219 / 52°19'18"N

Longitude: 1.1458 / 1°8'44"E

OS Eastings: 614484

OS Northings: 273969

OS Grid: TM144739

Mapcode National: GBR TJL.GHG

Mapcode Global: VHL9F.TW3X

Entry Name: Dove House

Listing Date: 20 October 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316555

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468358

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


585-1/7/106 (West side)
20/10/71 No.7
Dove House


Two houses. c1540 and early C17, unified into one property C20
and converted to cafe late C20. Rendered and colourwashed
timber frame on brick plinth. Machine tile roofs.
EXTERIOR: facade in two parts, the early C17 element to north
advanced and with roof of higher pitch: 2 storeys in
two-window range. Two 2/2 horned sashes to first floor and a
tripartite sash to ground floor, with 2/2 and 6/6 unhorned
sashes. Gabled roof with stack on rear roof slope. C16 south
part also 2 storeys. C19 studded door from old town hall is
set to right. Tripartite casement to left, with glazing bars.
First floor formerly jettied, but retains exposed studwork
including a blocked 3-light mullioned window. Gabled roof.
Full-height rear outshut. 2-storey rear wing, with gabled roof
and stack, extended to west in C19.
INTERIOR: original extent of rear wing marked by wave-moulded
early C16 joists in ground floor and by former external wall
studding to first floor, where the tie is supported on arched
braces. Frame with jowled principal posts. South wall with
blocked 4-light diamond-mullioned window. Shutter grooves in
supporting rails. Late C20 staircase and roof structure. Front
range altered. Chamfered bridging beams to ground floor.
Blocked 4-light mullioned window in north wall. Roof of south
part with late crown post roof of c1540: two bays,
square-section post with arched braces to crown purlin only.
No provision for collars.

Listing NGR: TM1448473969

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