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Ulveston Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Debenham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2252 / 52°13'30"N

Longitude: 1.1455 / 1°8'43"E

OS Eastings: 614927

OS Northings: 263223

OS Grid: TM149632

Mapcode National: GBR TKR.GFL

Mapcode Global: VHLB0.SBXG

Plus Code: 9F4364GW+35

Entry Name: Ulveston Hall

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352473

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281464

Location: Debenham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Debenham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Debenham St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Description

TM 16 SW
3/40
9/12/55

DEBENHAM
Ulveston Hall

GV
II

Manor farmhouse. Early-mid C16 with C17 wing to west, extending to north at
right angles, probably originally detached. Timber framed and rendered,
plaintiled roof. 3-cell main range. 2 storeys, attic in parlour cell.
Continuous jetty to north. 4 windows, 9-paned sashes, mostly missing or
fragmentary. Ground floor has 3 casement windows of c.1938. 4-panel door
into cross-entry. Stack has 2 good detached octagonal shafts with star caps.
Later stack against west gable end has been partly rebuilt mid C20. North
wing has several mullioned windows with square-leaded glass, probably C19, and
2 earlier windows with heavy ovolo mullions. Many of these windows boarded up
at time of survey. Interior. Parlour has fully-moulded bridging beam and
moulded cornice; joists plastered over. The fireplace has a brick arch,
partly concealed. Chimneybreast plasterwork is painted to resemble studding,
a good example of this practice. Simpler moulding to main floorbeam and
cornice in hall, part of this room now forming C19 entrance hall. Fine close
studding and blocked 4-centre arched fireplace in parlour chamber. Chamfered-
joist ceiling. Remainder of upper floor subdivided. Former outside wall at
west gable end has some brick nogging, perhaps a later insertion. Roof has 2
rows of heavy butt purlins. West wing is in 3 bays. Main posts have deep
jowls, most of studs concealed. At south end is a 2-bay room with plain flat
joists, not heavy. Clasped purlin roof, altered in north bay where a stack
seems to have been inserted. The records for this manor are unusually
complete.

Listing NGR: TM1492763223

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