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Weham Hill, Wenham Magna

Description: Weham Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 278838

OS Grid Reference: TM0754237305
OS Grid Coordinates: 607542, 237305
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9954, 1.0217

Location: Wenham Lane, Colchester CO7 6PJ

Locality: Wenham Magna
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO7 6PJ

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Listing Text

Wenham Hill

House. C16 or earlier with later alterations and additions. Probably timber
framed and plastered. Red plain tiled roofs. The house of H plan, is noteworthy
externally for its 4 huge external red brick chimney stacks. They are all
offset. There are 2 to left return, that to front with 3 octagonal shafts,
moulded capitals, bases and bands, the rear stack with 2 diagonal shafts, moulded
capitals, probably rebuilt. Central rear stack, 3 octagonal shafts, moulded
bands, capitals and bases. Right return stack has 4 similar octagonal shafts. 2
storeys and attics. The crosswing gables each with a small paned 2-light attic
window below which are the hipped roofs of angled 2 storey bays. 1:3:1 window
range of small paned vertically sliding sashes, No 4th first floor window, bays
of 3 lights. Central reproduction plank and muntin door, moulded surround.
There is a brick buttress to front chimney stack of left return and a single
storey front addition. The rear stack has a gabled bake oven, porch and C20 door
between these stacks. Single storey rear range. No internal inspection at time
of re-survey.

Listing NGR: TM0754237305

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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