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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.


List entry Number: 1258462



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

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lawshall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Oct-1995

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 445014

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TL 85 NE LAWSHALL BURY ROAD (West side) 922/2/10017 Elm House


House. c.1600 and early C17, in 2 phases, with C19 alterations. Timber-framed and plastered. Double-roll pantiled roofs with C17 brick ridge stacks (upper shafts rebuilt C19). 3-unit lobby-entry plan: the service end is of cross-wing form. 2 storeys. 3-window range in all of 3-light casements. Doorway with plank door and moulded cornice of c.1800 above. 2-bay cross-wing of c.1600. INTERIOR: of cross-wing: axial bridging beams with lambstongue-stopped chamfers, unchamfered broad joists laid flat. A blocked 3-light diamond mullion window in partition wall against later range. Open kitchen fireplace with chamfered bressumer. Walls of cross-wing raised by 0.5m in late C19 when the whole roof rebuilt. Main range: close studding (mainly concealed). Bridging beams to first floor and attic have lambstongue-stopped chamfers; in the hall ceiling the joists are similar and laid flat (initially exposed). In the parlour the joists are laid flat but are unchamfered (initially plastered). Open fireplaces with bressumers to hall and parlour. Several C17 plank doors. Straight-flight stair in the cross passage is probably C 19. Apart from the roof a little altered early C 17 house.

Listing NGR: TL8555755414

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National Grid Reference: TL 85557 55414


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