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Cranley Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eye, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3114 / 52°18'41"N

Longitude: 1.1562 / 1°9'22"E

OS Eastings: 615240

OS Northings: 272835

OS Grid: TM152728

Mapcode National: GBR TJS.53N

Mapcode Global: VHL9N.052D

Entry Name: Cranley Hall

Listing Date: 15 June 1951

Last Amended: 12 February 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468337

Location: Eye, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Eye

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


585-1/4/85 (South side)
15/06/51 Cranley Hall
(Formerly Listed as:
Cranley Hall)


Farmhouse. Mid C15 house in gabled range running north-south
towards east end of present building. Extended east by similar
gabled parallel range late C15. Long east-west range added
c1500 with gabled cross wing at west end. Close-studded timber
frame, partly plastered and colourwashed. Plaintile and
pantiled roofs.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, raised into attic storey in west cross
wing. Main north front is a 5-window range including cross
wing gable front. Fenestration mainly of C20 casements to
ground floor, of 2 and 3 lights; C19 3-light metal first-floor
casements. At east end on ground floor one 8-light
hollow-mullioned frieze window beneath middle rail. C20 door
to right of centre. Cross wing lit through C19 French door
flanked under middle rail by a 6-light hollow-moulded frieze
window either side. C19 slate-roofed verandah to cross wing,
returning into west flank, supported on circular-section iron
verticals with scrolled wrought-iron terminations. Attic of
cross wing gable with 6-light hollow-moulded mullioned window.
Under minimal attic jetty are mortices for mullions of former
projecting window. Gabled roof. Rebuilt ridge stack over door.
Rendered ridge stack at east end. West return of cross wing
included one 6-light hollow-moulded mullioned window. Internal
gable-end stack to south. 2 east cross wings representing
earliest build. 2 storeys, gabled roofs of different heights,
2-light casements, mostly blocked. Eastern wing with jettied
first floor to north side only. Rear elevations with gabled
staircase turret lit by a 3-light casement. Various C19 and
C20 outshuts.
INTERIOR: east wing with crown post roof, the crown post on a
polygonal moulded base and with arched braces to collars and
crown purlin. Main entrance door in principal wing leads to
passageway cut through stack. Early C19 stick-baluster
staircase with ramped and wreathed handrail. West cross wing
with close-studded frame with jowled principal posts. Tie beam
with early C17 carved arcade decoration. Clasped purlin roof
with curved windbraces. Main range with close-studded timber
frame rising to jowled principal posts and tie beams on arched

braces. Small-framed early C17 partition walls at first floor.
North-west room with bolection-moulded fireplace. Early C19
stick-baluster turret staircase. Main roof of C17 butt purlins
and collars.

Listing NGR: TM1531872859

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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