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Description: St Osyth Wick Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 120043
OS Grid Reference: TM1275319575
OS Grid Coordinates: 612753, 219575
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8342, 1.0866
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ST. OSYTH WICK ROAD
TM 11 NW
6/209 St. Osyth Wick
House. C16 of possibly earlier origin with later rear wing and alterations.
Timber framed and plastered. Red plain tiled roofs. Off centre -attached shaft
and left external red brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys now L-plan. West face.
3 window range of small paned vertically sliding sashes. Off centre right 2
panelled door with top light, moulded surround, diamonds to frieze, flat canopy
on brackets. Rear face with later forward wing to right, now used as main
entrance. 3 window range ofmainly 3 light small paned casements, 6 panelled
door, frieze with patera and ball flower motifs, side panels carved with
wodemen, heads and chain flowers, possibly from elsewhere. The extension with
later lean-to, 2 small paned vertically sliding sashes and C20 windows.
Interior. Part of heavy timber frame visible, stop chamfered bridging joists,
close set wall studs, cambered tie beams with pegs for arched braces, halved and
bridled top place scarfs. Simple 2 arm crown post roof cut off to north now
with C18 structure. Adjacent to chimney stack on first floor are widely spaced
wall studs with halved arch brace showing. Back to back inglenook fireplace,
partly restored, original straight mantle beams over. Some C18 panelled and
vertically boarded doors with original ironmongery. C18 alcove cupboard.
Listing NGR: TM1275319575
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Source: English Heritage
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