SMALLBRIDGE HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1194489

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

Statutory Address: SMALLBRIDGE HALL, BURES ST MARY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SMALLBRIDGE HALL, BURES ST MARY

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

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh (District Authority)

Parish: Bures St. Mary

National Grid Reference: TL 92939 33065

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History

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Details

Bures St Mary 1. 5377 Smallbridge Hall TL 93 SW 14/74 10.1.53. II*

2. One wing of a large red brick Elizabethan mansion, extensively restored or rebuilt in 1893-94 and again in 1920. The original manor house on the site was built before 1362 and was owned by Joan, widow of Sir Robert de Bures when she married Sir Richard Waldegrave. In 1383 Richard II granted a licence to crenellate the manor house. In 1555 it was demolished by Sir William Waldegrave who built the great mansion. Queen Elizabeth I visited the house on 2 occasions, once in 1561, for 2 days, and again in 1579. 2 storeys and attics. 5 window range on the south front, 2 and 3-light casements with lattice leaded lights. There is a central doorway with brick architrave and cornice. The front has a parapet and cornice rising to 4 gabled dormers. Roof tiled with 3 chimney stacks with 2 octaginal shafts. Gabled wings extend to the north, also with octagonal shafted chimney stacks. The interior has 4 panelled rooms, one on the ground storey has painted glass in the window with the arms of Sir William Waldegrave impaling the coat of his first wife Elizabeth Mildmay, and the date 1572. There is also a good C16 fire surround.

Listing NGR: TL9293933065

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 277871

Legacy System: LBS

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