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West End House, Laxfield

Description: West End House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280177

OS Grid Reference: TM2958872414
OS Grid Coordinates: 629588, 272414
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3018, 1.3660

Location: Church Walk, Laxfield, Suffolk IP13 8DJ

Locality: Laxfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 8DJ

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Listing Text

TM 27 SE

9/57 West End House


House and shop. C16-C17, in 2 phases, with C19 additions and considerable C19
and C20 alteration. A front range occupied entirely as a shop and a 3-cell
range to the rear. Timber framed and plastered. Pantiled roof to front
range, with glazed black tiles on the forward slope. Plaintiles and pantiles
to rear wing. 2 storeys, attic to front range only. 4 windows, set to the
right of the frontage: flush-frame sashes with glazing bars. Full-width
projecting mid C20 shopfront. Rear wing has C18-C19 casement windows and a
doorway with 6-panel raised and fielded door (the upper 2 panels glazed),
moulded architrave and C19 timber trellis porch. Internal stack, the shaft
rebuilt in white brick. Very little of the structure is visible inside. The
rear wing has a replacement roof, perhaps early C18, with stepped butt
purlins. The front range is in 2 parts. The section to the right has a 3-bay
queen-post roof with unbraced collars, probably late C16 and ante-dating the
work to the rear. This section was extended in brick in C19. Access to the
attic is provided by a straight stair with solid treads.

Listing NGR: TM2958872414

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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