Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1022547

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Oct-1997

Statutory Address: 5, HONEY HILL


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Statutory Address: 5, HONEY HILL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury (District Authority)

Parish: Bury St. Edmunds

National Grid Reference: TL 85745 63936


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TL8563NE HONEY HILL 639-1/11/443 (South side) 12/07/72 No.5 (Formerly Listed as: HONEY HILL (South side) The Old Court House (adjoining Coach and Horses PH on the West))


House; now used as Museum Office. c1590 with alterations of the mid C18, c1900 and 1990. Timber-framed and plastered, the front pargeted with large raised mid-C18 panels. Plaintiled roof. One internal and one rear chimney-stack of C18 and C20 red brick. 2-cell plan with a modified cross-wing. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics: 3 window range: mid-C18 casements with transoms and leaded lights, mainly renewed c1900 with wooden label moulds. Entrance doorway of c1900 in a single-storey extension to the right; boarded and battened door with fanlight. INTERIOR: hall to the left with altered mid-C16 open fireplace and moulded mid-C16 1st storey beams and joists, adapted and re-used c1590. Fragmentary wall painting of floral designs over fireplace. Parlour to the right with plain and massive joists. A late C17 wall-painting fragment of a tromp-l'oeil arcaded window. The hall chamber has fragmentary but more important wall-painting of c1590 with alternate vertical panels in red and grey with a foliate frieze of black and white on grey; on the east wall are 2 damaged black letter Scriptural inscriptions in red borders taken from Barker's version of the Bible of 1581. The parlour chamber has similar wall-paintings in which the panels have an additional frieze of diamonds within a red border.

Listing NGR: TL8574563936


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