Lavenham Houses
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Location Lavenham, Suffolk, England
Date 1400 's   timeline
Building Type houses
 Construction System timber frame with plaster in-fill
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style Medieval Vernacular or Late Gothic
Notes half-timbered medieval merchant's houses.


Photo, exterior.

Photo, exterior.

Photo, exterior.
Discussion Lavenham Houses Commentary

Houses in Lavenham, Suffolk, England, an old wool town, once the 14th wealthiest in England (during the reign of Richard II).

— Jane Greenwood

Sources on Lavenham Houses

Spiro Kostof. A History of Architecture. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. ISBN 0-19-503472-4. LC 84-25375. NA200.K65 1985. exterior photo, p348.   Available at

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at  Find books about Lavenham Houses


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