St Lukes House / 4 Church Street

25 Aug 1999
St Lukes House, 2 Church Street, Eye, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23 7BD
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4 Church Street, Eye, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23 7BD
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TM1473 CHURCH STREET 585-1/7/58 (South side) Nos.2 AND 4 St Luke's House (No.2)


Two houses. Mid C14 hall house, floored in C17 and stack inserted in former screens passage to form lobby entrance. Split into 2 houses C19 and altered late C20. Roughcast and colourwashed brick skin over timber frame. Roof of black-glazed pantiles. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 4-window range. High plinth course. 2 late C20 doors reached by flights of steps, the door to No.2 set within a plain C20 recess. Fenestration of 3-light late C20 top-hung casements. Gabled roof. Ridge stack right of centre and internal gable-end stack to east. West gable with blocked doorway in canted corner. C20 casements to each floor.

2-storey cross wing to rear with truncated gable-end stack and C20 casements. INTERIOR: timber frame of heavy scantling, with jowled principal posts. Early C17 brickwork to inserted stack with wide fireplace in former hall (ground-floor east room of No.2). In south-east corner remains of arched solar staircase door. Ground-floor west room of No.2 with mortice holes in bridging beam to take screen muntins and doorways to service rooms, the beam relocated. 2-bay crown post roof, the crown post of octagonal section with moulded base and capital. Open arched braces to crown purlin and collars.

Listing NGR: TM1460073873


This is part of the Series: IOE\Freeman2_Barry IOE Records for Freeman2, Barry; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Barry Freeman. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Freeman2, Barry

Rights Holder: Freeman2, Barry


Brick, Pantile, Roughcast, Timber, Medieval Hall House, Monument <By Form>, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building