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Valley Farmhouse, Wherstead

Description: Valley Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 277310

OS Grid Reference: TM1538139342
OS Grid Coordinates: 615381, 239342
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0107, 1.1370

Location: 1 Valley Lane, Wherstead, Suffolk IP9 2AX

Locality: Wherstead
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP9 2AX

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Listing Text

(east end)
Valley Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. Late C16-C17, modernised c1900 and with extensive renovation of 1978-80.
Timber-framed on plinth, rendered. Brick stacks. Plain tile roof. Lobby-entry plan,
4 1/2-bay frame. 2 storeys and attic. C20 central gabled porch. C20 casement windows.
Swept roof. Gabled dormer with casement window above porch. Centre ridge stack.
External stacks to gable ends rebuilt c1948. C20 addition under pent roof to left.
Interior: frame and roof structure almost completely concealed by plasterboard
cladding. Ground floor, chamfered spine beam tenoned into cross beam. Exposed joists.
Restored open studded partition. At 1st floor level one jowled chamfered post exposed
with chamfered cambered tie beam. Half bay contains stack. Left bay said to be
formerly jettied and contained separate staircase.

Listing NGR: TM1538139342

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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