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JOHN HEATHER ANTIQUES

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: JOHN HEATHER ANTIQUES

List entry Number: 1032556

Location

JOHN HEATHER ANTIQUES, THE STREET

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Woolpit

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Apr-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 280934

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WOOLPIT THE STREET TL 9762 5/181 John Heather Antiques - GV II House, built as an inn, in 3 sections: a range to left and a wing to rear, both of c.1600; and a section to right rebuilt in mid C19. 2 storeys. Timber-framed, encased at the front in mid C19 brick, now painted; corner pilasters, and the left-hand range has a parapet. C19 pantiled roofs. Mid C19 small-pane sashes with splayed reveals and cambered heads. Two C19 6- panelled entrance doors. The front range has good close studding and a long original mullioned window, blocked. The rear range has a series of lodgings at 1st storey, approached by a gallery on the north side, lit continuously on the north by open balustrading with turned balusters in rows of 4 between each post. At the gable end is an oversailing tiebeam with leaf-carving. Ovolo- moulded main beams. A rare example of a rural galleried inn of this period, and thus of special interest despite C19 alterations.

Listing NGR: TL9735062448

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National Grid Reference: TL 97350 62448

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