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Description: Wakelyns Farmhouse
Date Listed: 21 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279998
OS Grid Reference: TM2874378909
OS Grid Coordinates: 628743, 278909
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3605, 1.3580
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FRESSINGFIELD METFIELD LANE
TM 27 NE
6/49 Wakelyns Farmhouse
Manor farmhouse. C16. Timber framed with a late C19 red brick casing except
for the rear wall which is plastered. Roof of glazed black pantiles. 2
storeys and attic. 3-cell form. 3 windows, large-paned casements;
whitewashed flat arches. The right gable end has a gabled brick porch with
half-glazed door. Internal stack. Internally most of the frame is concealed.
The hall bridging beam and the girding beam against the cross-passage have
unusual stop-chamfers in the form of raised arrowheads pointing towards the
centre of the room. An original hall doorway with leaf-carved spandrels. In
the rear wall a blocked cross-passage doorway with arched head. Newel stairs.
The rafters have been altered but the main roof structure, with clasped
purlins, is intact.
Listing NGR: TM2874378909
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Source: English Heritage
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