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Rectory Farmhouse, Wilby

Description: Rectory Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280259

OS Grid Reference: TM2449771602
OS Grid Coordinates: 624497, 271602
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2966, 1.2909

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

3/139 Rectory Farmhouse
-- II

Farmhouse. C16 with late C17 parlour addition. Timber framed, mainly
plastered, some colourwashed brick; small remains of plaster panels with
herringbone pargetting. Roof plaintiled to front and pantiled to rear. 2
storeys. 3-cell form. 3 windows, mainly C18-C19 casements. Mid C20 porch
and entrance door. Internal stack with original chamfered oblong shaft and
C19 cap. Later gable-stack to right. Single-storey addition to left with
glazed pantiled roof. Good C16 framing at first floor level with tension
braces at service end. Former outside gable end wall has a little old
plasterwork with simple pargetting. The hall has chamfered joists with run-out
stops. Open fireplace in hall. Service end originally divided into 2:
chamfered joists with original trimming for stair trap. Newel stairs replaced
by mid C20 straight flight.

Listing NGR: TM2449771602

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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