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Description: Wamil Hall
Date Listed: 7 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 275897
OS Grid Reference: TL6955774403
OS Grid Coordinates: 569557, 274403
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3415, 0.4876
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TL 67 SE MILDENHALL WAMIL
8/86 Wamil Hall
(Formerly listed under
House, late C16, with truncations and alterations of c.1900 and c.1955, both
following serious fires. Probably built for Sir Henry Warner (d.1617). From
the south (garden) front:- 2 storeys, partly with attics. The range to left
of clunch, formerly rendered, with limestone dressings; set-forward plinth of
red brick with limestone dressings. Parapet gables with moulded limestone
copings and ball finials on plinths. To right is a brick-nogged timber-framed
service wing of 2 bays; to right again is a rendered extension probably of
c.1900. Plaintiled roofs with C20 hipped plaintiled casement dormers. 3 axial
C16 or C17 chimneys of red brick with square flues; moulded caps and bases,
perhaps restored. The left-hand range has a number of limestone windows with
moulded mullions and labels above. To left is the truncated walling of the
destroyed central staircase block. The north entrance front has 6 C16
limestone mullioned windows and central entrance doorway with square moulded
head and label above; boarded and battened original oak door. One room has
full oak wainscotting and good fireplace surround, all of c.1900, but perhaps
with fragments of earlier work; moulded 1st floor beams of C16.
Listing NGR: TL6955774403
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Source: English Heritage
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