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

Ordnance survey map of THE OLD GUILDHALL
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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

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

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

Legacy System number:
277250
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