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The Nest, Wilby

Description: The Nest

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280258

OS Grid Reference: TM2430971918
OS Grid Coordinates: 624309, 271918
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2996, 1.2884

Location: B1118, Wilby, Suffolk IP21 5LR

Locality: Wilby
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 5LR

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Listing Text

TM 27 SW

3/138 The Nest
-- II

Former farmhouse. In 3 distinct sections: to right part of a medieval range;
to centre a mid C16 parlour addition in 3 bays; to left a small C19 addition.
Timber framed and plastered with pantiled roofs. Parlour addition has 2
storeys with disused attic, remainder 1½ storeys. Mid C20 standard casement
windows; mid C20 door. Gable stack to parlour addition, at its junction with
the earlier range. Small gable stack to C19 wing. In the parlour a bridging
beam with barred stop-chamfers; the front storey post retains its original
shaped head. The chamber above has fine exposed framing with reversed braces
and tie beams with a pronounced camber. Chamfered-joist ceiling with planked-
in cornice. Over this chamber is a queen-post roof.

Listing NGR: TM2430971918

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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