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La Chaume, Wortham

Description: La Chaume

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280439

OS Grid Reference: TM0810677442
OS Grid Coordinates: 608106, 277442
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3555, 1.0545

Location: Church Road, Wortham, Suffolk IP22 1PS

Locality: Wortham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 1PS

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Listing Text


1/148 La Chaume

-- II

House, latterly 2 dwellings. C15, extended, floor and stack inserted mid to
late C16, altered C19. Timber frame, plastered. Thatched roof. Originally a
small 2 bay open hall with storeyed service/solar to left, stack inserted and
parlour bays added to left, altered to form 1 storey and attic 3 cell plan.
Recessed part glazed doors in later cross passage and lobby entry positions,
C19 part opening 3-light glazing bar casements with hoodboards, a 3-light
dormer over hall. Taller eaves to later bays, axial ridge stack in original
storeyed bay between hall and parlour. Half hip to left end with a C20 lean-
to outshut. Right end 2 light casements, exposed plates and purlins, weather
boarded lean-to outshut. To rear a door in cross passage position, French
windows, a clay lump, pantiled lean-to behind parlour bay. Interior: parlour
has close studding, double roll moulded cross axial binding beams, reused C15
storey posts have engaged shafts with moulded bases and an elaborate semi-
octagonal bell capital, a 7-light roll and cavetto mullioned window opening in
end wall, first floor arched braces to cambered collar without tie beam,
arched braces in walling, hall has an inserted double roll moulded binding
beam and roll moulded square joists, diamond mullioned window opening in
service end wall, framing largely concealed. Hall roof retains soot blackened
rafters and a crown post with a moulded capital and 4 way bracing.

Listing NGR: TM0810677442

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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