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© Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB

IoE Number: 276644
Location: MOLET HOUSE, BARN STREET (west side)
  LAVENHAM, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB
Date Photographed: 01 August 2001
Date listed: 23 January 1958
Date of last amendment: 23 January 1958
Grade I

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LAVENHAMBARN STREET5377(west side)Molet HouseTL 9149 50/49723.1.58

LAVENHAM BARN STREET 1. 5377 (west side) Molet House TL 9149 50/497 23.1.58 GV 2. A superb example of an early C16 clothiers house. It stands at right angles to the road with exposed timber-framing on the front. The gable and upper storey are jettied on carved bressumers and the upper storey is supported on exposed joists with curved brackets, moulded capitals and shafts. Two storeys. The ground storey has a 7-light oriel window with moulded mullions and soffit and carved transom. There is an original wide doorway with a 4-centred arch with carved spandrels and an original door with a wicket in it, leading to a passage extending the length of the building with a similar doorway at the other end. The upper storey has a 7-light mullioned oriel window with a moulded cill (restored). The interior has fine beams and good original features.

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