Monument record TMX 016 - Thorpe Morieux Hall

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Summary

Thorpe Morieux Hall: half timbered, believed to date from c.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9435 5320 (236m by 334m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL95SW
Civil Parish THORPE MORIEUX, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Thorpe Morieux Hall: half timbered, believed to date from c.1525, extended c.1690. Seat of Risby family (150-1780).
Thorpe Hall Barns: rebuilt on site of former agricultural buildings of 1650 utilizing original material. Early 20th century. Converted to dwellings 1983 (S3). Lake situated to east of hall - recorded on 1904 map, probable decorative landscape feature. Adjoining field named "Dovehouse field", suggests former existence of a dovecote. Possible remnants of moat to W - see 1904 OS map (S2). Note: "Park Meadow" situated to north of hall.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Map: 1843. Thorpe Morieux Tithe Map. Thorpe Morieux tithe map, 1843.
  • <S2> Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:2500 map, LXIV.2, 1904.
  • <S3> (No record type): Goult W, Survey of Suffolk Parish History, 1990.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 27 1997 12:00AM

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