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Hamblyn House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rickinghall, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3413 / 52°20'28"N

Longitude: 1.0026 / 1°0'9"E

OS Eastings: 604636

OS Northings: 275714

OS Grid: TM046757

Mapcode National: GBR SGW.29V

Mapcode Global: VHKCX.BFD0

Entry Name: Hamblyn House

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359125

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439911

Location: Rickinghall Inferior, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rickinghall Inferior

Built-Up Area: Rickinghall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Redgrave cum Botesdale with the Rickinghalls

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 0475
6/124 Hamblyn House
GV 11*
Public -house, latterly a mill owner's house with shop. Mid C17, part rebuilt
and extended c.1720, altered C19 and C20. Timber frame, plastered with a red
brick front to added range. Steeply pitched plaintiled and machine tiled
roofs. 4 bays of a 3 cell cross entry range with service end rebuilt as a 4
bay 3 cell cross range to left to form an L on plan. 2 storeys and attics.
Cross passage entrance to left of early range: a large raised fielded 6
panelled door, inner half glazed and half raised panelled doors, a projecting
hood on large early C18 scrolled brackets with bay leaf carved soffits. 3
ground floor windows to left are C20 lattice leaded casements. 4 first floor
5:10 pane architraved sashes, boxed eaves. To right of centre an axial ridge
stack between original hall and parlour with a broached base and 3 conjoined
hexagonal shafts. Right gable end attic light, exposed double purlins. To
left early C18 range projects slightly with a shaped gable front of Flemish
bond red brick: on ground floor a C20 transomed 5-light lattice leaded
casement replacing earlier shopfront, plat band, 2 first floor C20 glazing bar
sashes with gauged brick flat arched heads, attic 2-light casement with a
gauged brick flat arched head, kneelers to coped shaped gable with lower
convex curves, steps up to upper concave curves, a pedimental head. Left
return has some exposed framing on first floor with through tension bracing,
behind front cell a lean-to outshut and a ridge stack, towards rear a boarded
architraved door with a fanlight, C20 sashes and casements. Rear gable end
external C20 stack, exposed plates and double purlins. To rear a half glazed
door with a fanlight into main range cross passage through a full height early
C18 gabled stair bay from later range with a gabled dormer. Main range to
rear has a C19 lean-to with 2 single glazing bar sashes and a C20 addition.
Interior: C17 range has indented stop chamfered cross axial binding beams,
exposed studding of small scantling, a chamfered segmental headed round backed
fireplace, cyma moulded heads to posts. Early C18 range has a good original
dogleg staircase of 4 flights, elaborate turned balusters, square capped newel
posts, broad moulded handrail; first floor front chamber has a bolection
moulded overmantel to a panelled fireplace surround, box cornice. The house
formerly had a C19 mill building attached to its left end. Partially within
and formerly listed in Rickinghall Superior Civil Parish (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TM0463675714

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

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