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5, HONEY HILL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 5, HONEY HILL

List entry Number: 1022547

Location

5, HONEY HILL

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

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bury St. Edmunds

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Oct-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 466917

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BURY ST EDMUNDS

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))

GV II

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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National Grid Reference: TL 85745 63936

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