The Crown Inn

Date:
6 Sep 2002
Location:
The Crown Inn, 104 High Street, Bildeston, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7 7EB
Reference:
IOE01/07511/32
Type:
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BILDESTON HIGH STREET 1.

5377 (east side) No 104 (The Crown Inn) TL 9949 51/40 23.1.58.

II* GV 2.

The Crown Inn was originally a merchants house which dates from 1495 and has been an inn at least since the mid C17. A timber-framed building, plastered on the ground storey and exposed framing on the upper storey which is jettied on exposed joists. A cross wing at the north end was formerly gabled but is now incorporated with the roof of the main block.

Two storeys. Four window rang of C18 leaded casements on the upper storey and modern copies on the ground storey. A central 8-panel door has a moulded architrave and cornice. Roof tiled, with a chimney stack with attached shafts at the north end. The interior has exposed timber-framing moulded ceiling beams and joists and a crown post roof.

Listing NGR: TL9931049430

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Robinson_Ben IOE Records for Robinson, Ben; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Ben Robinson. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Robinson, Ben

Rights Holder: Robinson, Ben

Keywords

Plaster, Tile, Timber, Medieval Jettied House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Merchants House, Inn, Commercial, Residential Building