17 St Stephens Lane / Sun Inn

15 Apr 2003
17 St Stephens Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1DP
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Sun Inn, St Stephen's Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1DP
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5379 (East Side) No 17 TM 1644 SW 3/375 II


A timber-framed and plastered building basically of C16 origin but considerably altered on the front. It was built as a house and then became the Sun Inn and is now shop premises. 2 storeys. A long range extends to the east at the rear with a jettied upper storey on the south side facing on to a small yard. The upper storey has the remains of C17 pargetting with a rayed sun. The jettied range is built in 2 distinct sections. The west front has 2 window range, casements. The upper storey has sham timber-framing and the ground storey has a C20 shop front. Roof tiled. The interior has exposed heavy timber-framing on the upper storey and there is a C17 plaster ceiling with floral ornamentation. The upper room has a ceiling above tie-beam level and the roof above has plain crown posts braced to the collar purlin.

Listing NGR: TM1641144455


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1892 IOE Records taken by Hubert Smith; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Hubert Smith. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Smith, Hubert

Rights Holder: Smith, Hubert


Pargeting, Plaster, Tile, Timber, Medieval Jettied House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Inn, Commercial, Residential Building, Shop, Yard, Unassigned