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© Mr Simon Marjoram

IoE Number: 363021
Location: ST PETER'S HOUSE, OLD MARKET (west side)
  BECCLES, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Simon Marjoram
Date Photographed: 09 April 2006
Date listed: 16 March 1948
Date of last amendment: 16 March 2048
Grade I

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OLD MARKET828(West Side)TM 4290 2/93St Peter's House16.3.48.

OLD MARKET 1. 828 (West Side) TM 4290 2/93 St Peter's House 16.3.48. I GV 2. 18th century. 2 storeys, attic and basement. Red brick with parapet and plinth. Centre breaks forward with pediment. Wood ogee bracket cornice. Pantiles. 2:3:2 windows, sash with flush frames and flat arches. 6-panel door in wood case, left of centre, with pilasters and entablature. Good interior: some panelling. Rear building in Strawberry Hill Gothic; stucco exterior, both exterior and interior in full style, almost complete survival, and includes fragments of early stained glass. The house stands on the site or churchyard of St Peter's Church which was demolished in the mid 16th century, and it is possible that these fragments were from that building or from St Mary's Church, Beccles, demolished in the latter part of the same century. NMR photos. All 4 sides of the Old Market contribute in varying degrees to its general character. The Old Market is in an important position near the centre of the town.

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