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Ostrich Inn, Wherstead

Description: Ostrich Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 277298

OS Grid Reference: TM1617441873
OS Grid Coordinates: 616174, 241873
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0331, 1.1501

Location: Bourne Hill, Wherstead, Suffolk IP2 8NH

Locality: Wherstead
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP2 8NH

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Listing Text

(east side)
2/19 Ostrich Inn
22-2-55 II
Public House. C16-C17 of several builds with later additions and alterations. Timber-
framed, rendered, on brick plinth, with brick casing to right gable end and rear.
Brick stacks and extensions. Plain tile roofs. T-shaped range with extensions to
rear. 2 storeys and cellar. Off-centre lobby entrance in slightly recessed bay.
C19 door. 4 C20 casements to 1st floor. Ridge and external stack to right gable
end. Left gable end has 2-strong canted bay with casement windows. Bargeboards
to gable. To rear, gabled cross wing largely concealed by later additions. Interior:
room to left, spine beam, part ovolo moulded, part chamfered and stopped, with
tenoned-in joists. Beam with bar stop. 1st floor sections of framing visible
including jowled posts, one chamfered tie beam and wall plates. Roof inaccessible.
Roof to left has 'barrel vaulted' ceiling.

Listing NGR: TM1617441873

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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