Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1036983

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1955

Statutory Address: LARK HALL, SAND PITS LANE


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Statutory Address: LARK HALL, SAND PITS LANE

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

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh (District Authority)

Parish: Holton St. Mary

National Grid Reference: TM 05037 37021


TM 03 NE HOLTON ST MARY SAND PITS LANE (south east side) 2/7 Lark Hall 22.2.55 - II House. Early C15 with later alterations, right cross wing reconstructed c.1939. Timber-framed, rendered. C20 cross wing brick, rendered. Plain tile roof. Red brick stacks. H-plan. Original open hall now 2 storeys with 2-storey gabled cross wings. 2-bay hall and cross wing. Lobby entry formed by insertion of stack into cross passage at left. Studded board door. Replaced mullion and transom window. Swept roof. Triple diamond-set stack probably somewhat rebuilt. Further stack to right. Left cross wing has cross casement flanked by single arched lights. Jettied 1st floor with 3-light casement. 3-light casement and band of pargetting to C20 wing. Return wall of left cross wing has C19 windows in Tudor Gothic style. Rear: cross wings hipped to rear. Stack to left wing. Interior: left service wing retains studded partition wall and one of the service doors with chamfered Tudor arch. Inglenook under chamfered bressummer to rear wall and long shutter groove to front wall. Hall inglenook under chamfered bressummer with plastered chamfered jambs. 2 chamfered bridging beams and exposed joists. Truncated shafts to posts of principal truss. At 1st floor level the latter shows jowled posts with large chamfered arch braces to chamfered cambered tie beam supporting cross-quadrate crown post. Cross wing: jowled posts with arch braces to cambered tie beam supporting plain stop-chamfered crown post with braces to purlin, now incorporated into later partition wall. Studded walls. Diamond mullion mortices and shutter groove to front wall plate. C20 wing contains section of C18 stair balustrade. Hall roof smoke-blackened, cross-quadrate crown post braced to chamfered purlin and collar. Inserted queen struts and clasped purlins.

Listing NGR: TM0503737021


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 277205

Legacy System: LBS

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