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

Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Rickinghall Inferior
National Grid Reference:
TM 04161 75315


RICKINGHALL INFERIOR THE STREET (NORTH WEST TM 0475 SIDE) 6/122 The Old Chequers - -- II House, latterly a public house and 2 dwellings. Mid to late C16, extended mid C17, part raised and extended C19, altered C20. Timber frame, roughcast. Clay lump addition. Black glazed and red pantiled roofs. Originally 2 cell cross entry plan with an external end stack, parlour added and later stable block to rear to form an L on plan. 2 storeys. Entrance towards left in original cross entry position, a boarded door, shaped brackets to hoodboard, C20 2-light casements. To far right a C20 lean-to with a second entrance into parlour. Eaves raised to front. Large axial ridge stack to right of centre between hall and parlour was built in 2 phases, rebuilt cap. Right end attic hatch, steep pitch to rear with an exposed C17 purlin. Left end added external stack. To rear centre an early lean-to addition. To rear left C19 2 storey clay lump stable/hay loft with a small lean-to on outer return, a ridge stack, inner entrances and a loft hatch. Interior: hall has some exposed close studding, a stop chamfered cross axial binding beam, parlour has an indented ogee stop chamfered axial binding beam, through tension bracing in end wall, fireplace bressumer has a reset panel with date 1652 and stopped triple ovolo moulding. First floor reverse cranked and straight arched braces in walling, early bays retain queen post roof with arched braces to plates/purlins.

Listing NGR: TM0416175315


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

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Date: 19 Oct 2004
Reference: IOE01/13370/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Hubert Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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