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Whitehall and Guardship

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwold, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.327 / 52°19'37"N

Longitude: 1.6822 / 1°40'55"E

OS Eastings: 650997

OS Northings: 276260

OS Grid: TM509762

Mapcode National: GBR YX4.03S

Mapcode Global: VHM76.3SN0

Plus Code: 9F438MGJ+QV

Entry Name: Whitehall and Guardship

Listing Date: 22 November 1971

Last Amended: 30 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484856

Location: Southwold, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP18

County: Suffolk

District: East Suffolk

Town: 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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588-1/7/130 (North side)
22/11/71 No.28
Whitehall and Guardship
(Formerly Listed as:


House, now two dwellings. Early C19, altered later in C19;
rear gable wall rebuilt, subdivided and altered further in
late C20. Coursed pebbles with brick dressings, whitewashed;
roof of black-glazed pantiles with two rebuilt ridge stacks.
EXTERIOR: single-storey 3-bay front, outer bays forming
flanking screen walls to gabled centre bay. Recessed beneath
deep gable eaves is plank door with overlight to right of 12/8
unhorned sash window with 2-centred arched head. Windows in
flanking bays are 6/6 unhorned sashes. Flanking bays are
finished with plain parapets with ball and pedestal finials at
the outer ends. Gable apex has similar finial. Windows all
have louvred shutters.
Right return: central half-glazed door flanked by one 6/6
horned sash to right and left.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
In late C19 and early C20 the building was the coastguard
(Lenny JG: Map of Southwold: Southwold: 1839-).

Listing NGR: TM5099776260

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