This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
NEEDHAM MARKET HAWKSMILL STREET TM 0855
3/58 Nos.13 and 15 and part of No.11 9.12.55 II
Two houses and part of another. Built C15 as one house of 3-cell half-H plan form. Subdivided into 3 tenements in C19, and at one time The Queens Head Inn. No.13, of one storey with attics, comprises a former open hall. Nos.11 and 15 comprise jettied wings of 2 storeys. Timber-framed and plastered.
Plaintiled roofs with axial and external chimneys of red brick and a massive C17 hall chimney of gault brick. One C20 flat-roofed dormer. Late C19 sashes with large panes at ground storey. C18 casement with leaded lights at 1st storey of No.11; a C19 small pane sash at No.15. C19 and C20 6-panelled entrance doors. No.13 comprises a single-bay open hall with smoke-encrusted coupled-rafter roof. The cross-wing now containing No.15 has the cross- passage entrance; part of the 2-centred arched front door remains, blocked.
Plain framing and coupled-rafter roof. A large C16/C17 open fireplace was inserted into the hall, backing onto the cross-passage; an upper floor was also inserted into the hall in C17. The second cross-wing (now part of No.11) was reroofed in C16/C17 parallel to the street, giving the false impression that it is structurally part of that house.
Listing NGR: TM0875755294
© A G Turner. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Turner, Ag
Rights Holder: Turner, Ag
Brick, Plaster, Tile, Timber, Medieval Open Hall House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Hall House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, Public House, Commercial, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational
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