History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Sutherland House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Southwold, Suffolk

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3274 / 52°19'38"N

Longitude: 1.6774 / 1°40'38"E

OS Eastings: 650667

OS Northings: 276289

OS Grid: TM506762

Mapcode National: GBR YX3.4WR

Mapcode Global: VHM76.1R3P

Entry Name: Sutherland House

Listing Date: 21 April 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484803

Location: Southwold, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP18

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Southwold

Built-Up Area: Southwold

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Southwold St Edmund, King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

Find accommodation in
Southwold

Listing Text


SOUTHWOLD

TM5076 HIGH STREET
588-1/7/56 (North East side)
21/04/49 No.56
Sutherland House

GV II*

House, now restaurant. Mid C15; remodelled in brick in early
C19. Timber frame encased in rendered and colourwashed brick;
black-glazed pantile roof with rebuilt central ridge stack.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey 3-window front. Ground floor with two
6-panelled doors within plain doorcases with consoles beneath
flat hoods: door to right is half-glazed. Two 6/6 unhorned
sashes to left of ground floor, in flush frames, and two
similar sashes immediately above. Right bay of elevation with
one unhorned tripartite sash to each floor with glazing bars
arranged: 2/2, 6/6, 2/2.
INTERIOR: not inspected but known to contain the following.
Early C16 mullioned windows recovered during restoration of
1960s. One ground and one first-floor room with plaster
cornice of grape and vine motifs. Plaster ceilings have
variety of motifs: fleur-de-lys, sea-horses, roses and Greek
honeysuckle ornament. These ceilings probably of 1672,
inserted for stay of Duke of York (later James II) who was
Admiral of the Fleet at time of battle of Sole Bay.
(Bottomley A & Hutchinson J: Discovering Southwold: Southwold:
1988-: 25; Jenkins AB: A Hundred Years of Southwold in
Photographs: Southwold: 1983-: 18; Previous listing
description: London: 1971-: 21).


Listing NGR: TM5066776289

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.