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Woodsend, Copdock and Washbrook

Description: Woodsend

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 277401

OS Grid Reference: TM1040439223
OS Grid Coordinates: 610404, 239223
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0115, 1.0645

Location: London Road, Copdock, Suffolk IP8 3JJ

Locality: Copdock and Washbrook
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP8 3JJ

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Listing Text

22.2.55 Woodsend and No 1
Woodsend (formerly listed
as Woodend)
House, divided in two. Circa 1500 and later, extended and restored 1980's.
Exposed timber frame, plaintile roofs. The hall (Woodsend) close studded to
front, large framing to rear, the crosswing (No 1 Woodsend) rendered to rear
ground floor. Hall, 6-light square mullioned and transomed window, restored;
2-light casement dormer above. C20 porch and door in cross passage position.
3-light casement in reputedly C20 wing to right. Rear, similar hall window. 2
bay hall has tall cross quadrate crown post roof with thin 4-way bracing. Cross
passage with pair of 3 or 4-centre arched doorways, the spandrels to that to
right replaced. Room in position of service wing, said to have been rebuilt,
contains inserted panelling. Inserted stack against passage is partly
mutilated. Inserted hall ceiling has square joists. Rear passage doorway with
4-centred head, probably restored.
No 1 Woodsend. 2 cell crosswing, gable to road 2 and 2½ storeys. Arch braced
frame, some braces replaced. Axial brick stack. Roadside ground and first floor
C20 oriels. Small inserted light to C20 stairs. Left return, central porch with
C20 door in lobby entry position. 3-light diamond mullion window to left, leaded
C20 oriel to right and above at first floor level, small light over porch. Rear,
rendered ground floor has C20 door and window. First floor 3-light diamond
mullion window to right, square light to left. Two small attic windows above.
Interior. Stop chamfered beams and horizontal joists. Large open brick
fireplace with chamfered arises. Stairs formerly behind stack. Remains of
blocked window between the two ranges. Remains of open truss by stack.

Listing NGR: TM1040439223

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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