THE CEDARS HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1209561
Date first listed:
28-Jul-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
29-Nov-1993
Statutory Address:
THE CEDARS HOTEL, NEEDHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE CEDARS HOTEL, NEEDHAM ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Stowmarket
National Grid Reference:
TM 05845 57485

Details

STOWMARKET

TM05NE NEEDHAM ROAD 614-1/3/99 (North East side) 28/07/50 The Cedars Hotel (Formerly Listed as: NEEDHAM ROAD The Cedars)

II*

House, now hotel. Late C15 core, south block added early C17, mid C18 remodelling, large additions to north and east 1977. Rendered and colourwashed timber-frame, C17 wing of colourwashed brick. Plain tiles. Main block runs north-south with entrance to east. 2 storeys in 3 wide bays. Central C20 glazed doors within C18 doorcase consisting of fluted Ionic pilasters supporting a dentilled swan-necked pediment over a bolection-moulded frieze. Capitals have Composite foliage carving. Sash left with 8/4 glazing bars (formerly 8/8), tripartite sash right with 8/8 glazing and 4/4 margins. Three 4/4 first-floor sashes. Wide modillion eaves cornice. Gabled roof, hipped to north with ridge stack left of centre. North return with three 6/6 sashes to ground floor and 3 similar above. 2 windows to east are centre-swivel imitations, with glazing bars. Rear has 3 projecting full-height gables with C20 2-light attic casements. Remainder is obscured by C20 additions. South block runs east-west. 2 storeys and atticEnglish bond brick with first-floor platband. Gable to road with two C20 casements each floor. Gabled roof with internal gable-end stack to east. West gable with a 5-light diamond mullion window of early C17, and remains of a 4-light similar window in south return. Remainder of fenestration C20. INTERIOR. Close studded timber-frame. Main entrance with multiple roll-moulded cruciform bridging beams. Closed string dog-leg staircase with turned balusters. South extension has plain bridging beams and an open fireplace to east. Main roof structure was once a crown post type: crown purlin and some cranked braces remain, but crown posts gone. South extension roof with clasped purlins and straight windbraces. Rear gables have taper-tenoned purlin roofs.

Listing NGR: TM0584557485

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
384627
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00543/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr George C Scott. Source Historic England Archive
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