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Wilby Hall, Wilby

Description: Wilby Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280286

OS Grid Reference: TM2606172272
OS Grid Coordinates: 626061, 272272
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3020, 1.3142

Location: Wilby, Suffolk IP21 5LU

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

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Listing Text

WILBY WILBY LANE
TM 27 SE

4/166 Wilby Hall
29.7.55

- II

Farmhouse. Dated '1579 RB' in circular terracotta panel on base of gable stack;
later dairy range to rear. Altered c1900 with rear wing of about the same date.
Timber framed, facade of c1900 with red brick to ground floor and plastered first
floor with applied timbers. Original red brick gable end to left with some diaper
work. Ashlar-lined plasterwork to rear. Wavy bargeboards with pierced quatrefoils
to all gables. Roof of glazed black pantiles. 2 storeys and attic. 3-cell form.
Mullion and transom casement windows without glazing bars. Lobby entrance: 2-
storey gabled addition, the ground floor forming an enclosed porch within which
is a 4-panel door. 2 gabled dormers. Internal stack. C16 gable end has paired
first floor windows with quoined stucco surrounds; one window has original mullions.
Blocked paired attic windows. Integral stack: 2 octagonal shafts with moulded
bases and C20 caps. Dairy range retains slatted windows and is largely unaltered
since C19. Internally most of the frame is concealed. Hall has fully moulded
bridging beam and remains of moulded cornice. Simpler mouldings to bridging beams
in the 3 other main rooms. Parlour chamber has good 3-centre arched stucco fire-
place with sunk spandrels. 2 solid treat attic stairs, one mostly rebuilt, Intact
queen-post roof. Preserved in the house is a carved drip finial, dated 1578 with
the initials 'B' over 'RM'. Intact medieval moat.


Listing NGR: TM2606172272

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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