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The Swan, Wilby

Description: The Swan

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280274

OS Grid Reference: TM2407972048
OS Grid Coordinates: 624079, 272048
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3008, 1.2851

Location: B1118, Wilby, Suffolk IP21 5LD

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

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Listing Text

TM 27 SW

3/154 The Swan


Former public house. First half of C15 with later alterations. Timber
framed, mid C20 panelled plasterwork with ropework pargetting. Roof
plaintiled to front and pantiled to rear. 1½ storeys. 3-cell type containing
former open hall. 3 windows, C19 casements with hoodmoulds. Lobby entrance
with 4-panel door (the upper 2 panels glazed). 3 gabled dormers. Internal
stack, the lower part rendered over. Lean-to addition on left gable end and a
later wing (altered) to rear. Inside there is an original blocked cross-entry
doorway with 2-centred arch. A similar doorway in the service partition may
not be in situ. Open truss has arched-braced cambered tie beam (cut through):
this once supported a crown-post roof, now gone. Part of one diamond-
mullioned hall window is visible. Inserted floor has plain joists. C16 stack
and newel stair against upper end of hall. Parlour cell is probably C16:
chamfered-joist ceiling with barred stop-chamfers to bridging beam; plain
first floor studding.

Listing NGR: TM2407972048

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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