Roos Hall

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1280729
Date first listed:
16-Mar-1948
Statutory Address:
Roos Hall, Bungay Road, Beccles, NR34 8HE

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Location

Statutory Address:
Roos Hall, Bungay Road, Beccles, NR34 8HE

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
East Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Beccles
National Park:
THE BROADS
National Grid Reference:
TM4151190036

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30/10/2019

TM 49 SW 1/15 TM 48 NW 1A/15

BUNGAY ROAD Roos Hall

(Formerly listed as Roos Hall, BARSHAM ROAD)

16.3.48

I 16th century. Initials TBC for Thomas Colby for whom the hall was built and d. 1593 which is considered the completion date. Three storeys and attic. Red brick embattled parapet, crow stepped gables. Octagonal buttresses at corners with moulded brick pinnacles. Plain tiles. Brick octagonal chimneys with moulded caps and bases.

Three windows to entrance front, brick mullion transom, with drip moulds. Ground and first floors have pediments. These windows have imitation stone quoins and heads in cement in some cases removed to show original treatment. Main entrance door with four-centred arch in moulded brick with square headed drip mould.

Interior: stairs in oak with solid oak treads. There is an older staircase leading to the attic. There is original panelling. Several contemporary fireplaces in stone.

The hall was purchased by Sir John Suckling about 1600 and the property has recently returned to the present head of the family, who now resides there. NMR photos.

Listing NGR: TM4151190036

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
362943
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: 17 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/14237/36
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr T. P. C. Bramer. Source Historic England Archive
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