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A Grade II Listed Building in Playford, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0851 / 52°5'6"N

Longitude: 1.231 / 1°13'51"E

OS Eastings: 621461

OS Northings: 247895

OS Grid: TM214478

Mapcode National: GBR VNY.61C

Mapcode Global: VHLBN.9V4G

Plus Code: 9F4336PJ+29

Entry Name: Copyhold

Listing Date: 25 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1377297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285972

Location: Playford, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Playford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Playford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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4/10 Copyhold
- II

House. C15 or early C16. 3-cell cross-passage entrance plan; a converted
open-hall house. 1 storey and attics. Timber-framed and weather-boarded, the
gables plastered with a little herringbone pargetting of C18 or C19. Roman
pantiled roof, half-hipped with internal and end chimneys of red brick. C19
casements, some with small panes. Boarded C19 entrance door with glazed
panel; C20 cantilevered canopy. The open hall was built in 2 equal bays with
a central cambered and arch-braced tie-beam. The upper bay has evidence for
shuttered windows at front and back. Coupled-rafter roof and widely-spaced
studwork. The attic rooms at either end have heavy lodged floor joists; the
staircase at the right-hand end is perhaps original, modified in C17. A large
fireplace was inserted C16 to heat the hall, backing onto the cross-passage.
In C17 an upper floor was inserted into the hall. The service end partition
wall has been entirely removed. The house was subdivided into cottages in

Listing NGR: TM2146147895

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