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Little Wenham Hall Farmhouse, Wenham Parva

Description: Little Wenham Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 278851

OS Grid Reference: TM0803739050
OS Grid Coordinates: 608037, 239050
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0109, 1.0300

Location: Little Wenham, Wenham Parva, Suffolk CO7 6EF

Locality: Wenham Parva
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO7 6EF

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Listing Text

Little Wenham Hall
22.2.55 Farmhouse sometime
known as Little Wenham


House. C16 with C18 north double range extension, C19/C20 porch, west gabled
range and other alterations and additions. Timber framed and plastered. Red
plain tiled roofs, hipped to C18 double range, hipped to right (north) of main
range, gabled to C19 two storey porch. The rear (west) face with C19/C20 batten
decoration, excepting C18 range which is plastered, has 2 gabled wings facing
west towards the moat, the southern wing C19, the northern wing probably
original. Red brick chimney stacks off centre right of main range, to ridge of
C19 west range and south of C18 range. 2 storeys. 2 first floor right and 5
ground floor windows mainly C19/C20 vertically sliding sashes with horns. West
face various C20 small paned vari-light casements. The C19 east porch with
3-light first floor window, 4-centred outer arch, mullions to returns. C19
reproduction door. Internally most of the frame is concealed. The large chimney
stack with later fire surrounds. The rooms adjacent to the chimney stack with
heavy chamfered bridging joists. Top plates are traceable under the decorations
including those to the small west wing which was possibly a stair turret or
porch. Jowled storey posts. The bays of the roof to south of the chimney stack
of C16 arch braced side purlin construction, pegged at ridge, intermittent
collars. No inspection of northern bays at time of re-survey or of C18 range,
but there is a C18 cast iron hobgrate to bedroom fireplace in this range and the
northern entrance door is nailed, of 4 vertical boards.

Listing NGR: TM0803739050

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Source: English Heritage

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