THE OLD GUILDHALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1351626

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Jul-1987

Statutory Address: THE OLD GUILDHALL, HIGHAM ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE OLD GUILDHALL, HIGHAM ROAD

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

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh (District Authority)

Parish: Higham

National Grid Reference: TM 03463 35551

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History

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Details

HIGHAM HIGHAM ROAD TM 03 NW (east side) 3/7 The Old Guildhall 22.2.55 (formerly listed as Ye Olde Gildhall) GV II House. Later C16 with possible earlier origins. Rear wing probably C17. C20 renovation. Timber-framed, rendered. Red brick stack. Thatched roof, some plain tiles to rear. T-plan. Two-storey, 3-cell front range, single-storey rear wing. Evidence for former lobby entry, entrance now by C20 brick porch to left return. 2-light horizontal sashes with glazing bars. Date plaque c.1550 relates to C20 renovation. Off-centre ridge stack, hipped roof. Rear cross wing has red brick stack to gable end. Interior framing exposed in part, jowled posts, wall studding. Shutter groove and diamond mullion mortices to left return wall. Deep chamfered beam and exposed joists to hall. Stairs behind stack. Cambered tie beams, that to right end room has centred pegged mortice, possibly relating to former crown post. Clasped purlin roof. No evidence to support guildhall status.



Listing NGR: TM0346335551

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 277250

Legacy System: LBS

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