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The Elms (Number 1)

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwold, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3256 / 52°19'32"N

Longitude: 1.6793 / 1°40'45"E

OS Eastings: 650810

OS Northings: 276094

OS Grid: TM508760

Mapcode National: GBR YX3.5CY

Mapcode Global: VHM76.2T42

Plus Code: 9F438MGH+6P

Entry Name: The Elms (Number 1)

Listing Date: 21 April 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384409

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484843

Location: Southwold, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP18

County: Suffolk

District: East Suffolk

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

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588-1/7/97 (West side)
21/04/49 Nos.1 AND 3
The Elms (No.1)


House, now two houses. Early C17, refronted c1770; subdivided
1925 with other C20 extensions at rear of No.1. Red brick with
gault-brick front with slate roof with left of centre and
right end stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3-storey 6-window front with pilastered corners. Two
6-panel doors in pedimented Gibbs surrounds, left one inserted
1925. Five ground floor windows are 6/6 unhorned and recessed
sashes under gauged skewback arches. Six first floor windows
arranged in pairs. Attic storey consists of raised parapet
encasing three former dormer windows, fitted with 3/3
flush-framed sashes.
Rear: 2-storey wing lit though various sashes and casements.
INTERIOR: No.1: ground floor. Cruciform sunk-quadrant moulded
bridging beams with jewelled tongue stops. Rebuilt open brick
fireplace. Early C19 staircase with stick balustersand ramped
and wreathed handrail. Original staircase survives to attic
with closed string, turned newels with finials, turned
balusters and roll-moulded handrail. Roof of 2 tiers of
staggered and butt purlins with curved windbraces continuous
throughout range.
No.3: ground floor. Main room with complete large-framed and
fielded panelling: moulded cornice and boxed bridging beam.
Rebuilt brick fireplace in north wall. First floor: square
bridging beams with run-out stops to first floor. Roof as for

Listing NGR: TM5081076094

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