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The Wilderness, Metfield

Description: The Wilderness

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280037

OS Grid Reference: TM3096880098
OS Grid Coordinates: 630968, 280098
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3702, 1.3915

Location: Christmas Lane, Metfield, Suffolk IP20 0JZ

Locality: Metfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP20 0JZ

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Listing Text

TM 38 SW
3/88 The Wilderness
-- II

House, formerly a farmhouse. 1570. Timber framed core, part plastered, part
brick-cased with a C19 red brick facade. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys. 4
windows, C19 casements under cambered stuccoed arches with raised keys. Lobby
entrance: a small C20 gabled porch and boarded door. Internal stack; later
gable stack to left. Modernised interior but with some good exposed framing.
In the parlour an open fireplace with depressed brick arch; to one side a
small C17 cupboard with original door. 2 similar but smaller fireplaces on
the first floor. A mid C20 stair has been inserted in part of the hall but
the original newel stairs are retained. Part of the original house has been
lost at the parlour end. The roof is a much later reconstruction.

Listing NGR: TM3096880098

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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