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22, Castle Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Eye, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3195 / 52°19'10"N

Longitude: 1.1465 / 1°8'47"E

OS Eastings: 614540

OS Northings: 273701

OS Grid: TM145737

Mapcode National: GBR TJL.GPT

Mapcode Global: VHL9F.TYFS

Entry Name: 22, Castle Street

Listing Date: 20 October 1971

Last Amended: 12 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468291

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


585-1/7/39 (South West side)
20/10/71 No.22
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Nos.22 AND 24)


Shown on OS Map as 22 and 24.
House. Pair of early C16 houses, converted to one in late C20.
Plastered and whitewashed timber frame. Pantiled roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3-window range. Two C20 doors alternating
with two 3-light late C20 casements. First floor lit through
two 2-light and one 3-light late C20 casements. Gabled roof.
Central inserted ridge stack in lobby-entrance position.
INTERIOR: stack of early C17 brick (to north room), fireplace
in south room rebuilt in early C18: chamfered bressumer to
south fireplace; north fireplace bressumer late C20. Timber
frame of heavy scantling, with middle rails, chamfered
bridging beams with mortices for arched braces, jowled
principal posts to each floor. Tension braces to first floor
and tie beams on arched braces (only one remaining). First
floor retains square mortice holes for 4 mullioned C16
windows. Roof of combination type utilising crown posts and
queen posts. Rectangular-section crown posts with arched
braces to crown purlin. Square-section queen posts supported
by arched braces from tie beams, each post with arched braces
to queen purlins.

Listing NGR: TM1454073701

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