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The Old Stores, Wortham

Description: The Old Stores

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280447

OS Grid Reference: TM0806277175
OS Grid Coordinates: 608062, 277175
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3531, 1.0537

Location: A143, Wortham, Suffolk IP22 1PU

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

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Listing Text


1/156 The Old Stores

-- II

House with former shop, now 2 dwellings. Mid C17, extended and part rebuilt
C18 and C19. Timber frame, extended in clay lump and white brick. Largely
plastered. Thatched, black glazed and red pantiled roofs. Originally
probably a small 3 cell L on plan with parlour to rear rebuilt in C19,
additions to service end. 1 storey and attic and 2 storeys. Entrance to left
of centre with an architraved 4:4 pane sash to left, two 3-light glazing bar
casements with cornices to right, one of which is in an early 1 storey clay
lump and pantiled addition. Two 2-light gabled dormers in a steeply pitched
roof with a hip to left return which has a pantiled lean-to outshut with a
boarded door and a 2-light casement to front. White brick axial ridge stack
on returned bay at junction with clay lump brick faced parlour bay which is 2
storeys, ground floor conservatory and first floor sash on return, shallow
pitch to pantiled roof with gable to rear, lean-to projection from inner
return with 1 and 2-light glazing bar casements. Main range to rear has early
pantiled lean-to outshuts. Projecting forward from service end extension is
C19 former shop lean-to, rendered brick with an entrance and a 3-light
casement. Interior: framing largely concealed, passing tension braces, bar
and triangle stop chamfered axial and cross axial binding beams and fireplace

Listing NGR: TM0806277175

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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