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Latitude: 52.2148 / 52°12'53"N
Longitude: 1.492 / 1°29'31"E
OS Eastings: 638648
OS Northings: 263142
OS Grid: TM386631
Mapcode National: GBR XQD.01R
Mapcode Global: VHM7N.TL4J
Entry Name: Market Hall, Front Steps and Attached Railings
Listing Date: 25 September 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1365984
English Heritage Legacy ID: 462146
Location: Saxmundham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP17
District: Suffolk Coastal
Civil Parish: Saxmundham
Built-Up Area: Saxmundham
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Saxmundham St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TM3863 HIGH STREET
841-1/3/23 (West side)
Market Hall, front steps and
Corn Hall, now indoor market. 1836 restored 1992. By Robert
Appleton. Stuccoed brick: roof not visible.
EXTERIOR: single-storey 3-bay front recessed between flanking
screen walls, 1-bay to left, 2 bays to right. Bays are defined
by arcades of round arches on plain pilasters with imposts,
those to screen walls blind. Double-leaf door under projecting
flat hood with 6-pane overlight and circular clock face above
recessed beneath central arch. Side arches have bottom-hung
casements with glazing bars. Arch spandrels contain stucco
laurel wreaths. Full width moulded cornice and low parapet
surmounted in the centre by segment-headed panel containing a
coat of arms and the motto: 'Dieu et ma Patrie'. Flanking
screen walls mask Nos 25 & 27 High Street (qv) to left and the
Bell Hotel, No.31 High Street (qv) to right. Shallow flight of
steps with curving balustrade of stick railings leads to main
INTERIOR: simple open hall without decoration. C20 suspended
(Brown C: Dictionary of Architects of Suffolk Buildings
1800-1914: Ipswich: 1991-: 29; BOE: Pevsner N: Suffolk, 2nd
Edition: Harmondsworth: 1974-: 413).
Listing NGR: TM3864863142
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