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Wingfield Priory, Wingfield

Description: Wingfield Priory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280111

OS Grid Reference: TM2415076566
OS Grid Coordinates: 624150, 276566
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3413, 1.2891

Locality: Wingfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 5QT

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Listing Text

TM 27 NW
5/162 Wingfield Priory
-- II

Farmhouse. Circa 1600 with C16 and later work to rear. Timber framed and
plastered, lined in imitation of ashlar. Plaintiled roofs except later
sections of rear range which are pantiled. 2 storeys with attic to main
range. 3-cell main range with a long rear wing in 3 sections. A mixture of
C20 reproduction mullion and transom windows and mullioned windows (many
original), all with C20 plain glass. 2 original windows to left gable end.
Cross-passage entry: a small C20 gabled porch with plank and muntin door;
inside the porch the original entrance door to the same pattern. Matching
porch to rear. Internal stack (the upper part rebuilt) placed between the
hall and service end, leaving the parlour unheated. Fine interior with a
fully exposed frame; close studding throughout on the ground floor. The hall
and parlour have cross-beamed ceilings and storey posts with moulded heads.
The parlour is at a higher level, with an original cellar below. Newel
stairs; some original doors. The rear range comprises: a C16 range attached
to the main part of the house; a 3-bay barn with queen-post roof, the framing
considerably altered and with a number of large diamond-mullioned windows
inserted; a lower range of stabling, probably of early C18 date.

Listing NGR: TM2415076566

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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