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The Old Rectory, Wenham Magna

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 278843

OS Grid Reference: TM0715238089
OS Grid Coordinates: 607152, 238089
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0026, 1.0165

Location: Wenham Magna, Suffolk CO7 6PR

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

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Listing Text

3/69 SIDE)

The Old Rectory,
22.2.55 formerly listed as
Great Wenham Hall


House. C16 or earlier origin with later alteration and additions including
Georgian and Victorian rear wings. Exposed timber frame. Red plain tiled
roofs. Left and rear right red brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys. A long
building with full height porch to left. Porch jettied to first floor and gable
with blocked mullion to apex, small paned horizontal sliding sash to first floor,
recessed reproduction door, 2 light C20 casements to return. The bay to left of
the porch with C20 single storey extension. Right of porch, first floor, 3
small paned horizontal sliding sashes, ground floor 3 vari-light casements with
angled heads. To right a C20 reproduction gabled timber framed porch, plank and
muntin door. Internally although the frame is mainly intact some features have
been inserted from elsewhere i.e., a moulded jowled storey post, restored
inglenook fireplace etc. Original features include inserted ceilings with stop
chamfered bridging joists and ceiling beams. Jowled storey posts. Segmental
headed doorways. One arched brace to tie beam, the other cut away. Fragment of
arched brace by chimney stack. Stick staircase with wreathed hadrail. Brick

Listing NGR: TM0715238089

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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