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Stanley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Eye, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3195 / 52°19'10"N

Longitude: 1.1485 / 1°8'54"E

OS Eastings: 614679

OS Northings: 273710

OS Grid: TM146737

Mapcode National: GBR TJL.H6F

Mapcode Global: VHL9F.VYJR

Entry Name: Stanley House

Listing Date: 15 June 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316592

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468302

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


EYE

TM1473 CASTLE STREET
585-1/7/50 (South side)
15/06/51 No.48
Stanley House

GV II

House. Mid C16, with later alterations. Plastered and
colourwashed timber frame. Plaintile roofs. L-shaped plan
consisting of a principal east-west range parallel to street
and a cross wing at east end extending south.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Main range is a 3-window range at first
floor. Ground floor with exposed close studding in which are
set two 10/10 unhorned sashes in flush frames. These interrupt
two frieze windows which show now as one 5-light
hollow-mullioned blocked window either side of the sashes, 4
in all. To left is a 6-panelled C18 fielded panelled door set
within eared doorcase beneath a pulvinated frieze and
pediment. Traces of plaster panelling to first floor. One
small casement over door, two 10/10 unhorned sashes within
flush frames to right, placed immediately over those to ground
floor. Gabled roof with ridge stack set left of centre.
Rear is a 4-window range with addition of canted 2-storey
early C17 stair turret under a pyramid roof. One 10/10
unhorned sash to right under 66 sash. French windows with
margin glazing to extreme right, fenestration otherwise of
mixed C19 and C20 casements. Cross wing facade presents gable
end to street lit through one 10/10 unhorned sash to ground
and first floors; 2-light attic casement. East return is a
4-window range of mixed C19 and C20 casements at first floor;
lean-to outshuts to ground floor. Gabled roof with central
ridge stack and external gable-end stack to south. Rear of
cross wing with 2-light C20 casements.
INTERIOR: timber frame of medium scantling, with jowled
principal posts and straight corner braces. Principal range
has boxed bridging beams to ground-floor rooms. Centre room
with depressed 4-centred fireplace. Closed string early C17
staircase with turned balusters and newel posts and moulded
handrails. First-floor west room with roll and wave-moulded
wall plate and two blocked hollow-moulded mullioned 4-light
windows. One unblocked 3-light hollow-moulded mullioned window
in south wall. East end with 2 similar 4-light blocked
mullioned windows. Roof of principal range not visible. Cross
wing ground-floor room with mid C18 large-framed panelling,
the chimneypiece set between fluted pilasters. Clasped purlin
roof with curved windbraces.


Listing NGR: TM1467973710

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