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53 AND 54, LOW STREET

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: 53 AND 54, LOW STREET

List entry Number: 1032517

Location

53 AND 54, LOW STREET

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hoxne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 281042

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

HOXNE LOW STREET (west side) TM 17 NE 7/101 No.53 & No.54 29.7.55 GV II Originally one house, now 2. Late Cl5/ early C16. Timber framed, mainly plastered; textured plasterwork to the facade. Right gable end cased in colourwashed brick. Thatched roof. 2 storeys and attic. 4 windows, C18 casements, the upper windows with elliptically-headed arches above them. No.53 has a C19 half-glazed door with bracketed flat hood. Doorway to No.54 has reeded architrave and small bracketed hood; C19 plank door with studded battens in C16 style. Both doorways are approached by a flight of 3 steps. Internal stack; small external stack to left gable end. This may well have been an open hall house, although the roof timbers show no sign of smoke- blackening. The stack is a later insertion against the upper end of the hall. Ceiling of hall has closely-spaced plain joists; at the lower end is a cross- beam with moulded and embattled ornament. Heavier plain joists at solar end (within No.53). Some exposed studding with reverse-curved braces. Queen-post roof over hall, all the braces missing. The roof was originally hipped.

Listing NGR: TM1802677306

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National Grid Reference: TM1802677306

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