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Wassicks Farmhouse, Haughley

Description: Wassicks Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280576

OS Grid Reference: TM0399864103
OS Grid Coordinates: 603998, 264103
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2373, 0.9862

Location: Haughley, Suffolk IP14 3NP

Locality: Haughley
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 3NP

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Listing Text


4/93 Wassicks Farmhouse

-- II

Former farmhouse, late C15 with late C16 alterations. A 3-cell open hall
house. One storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Glazed pantiled
roof, once thatched. One gabled casement dormer. Axial chimney of mid C20
common brick. Mid C20 small-pane casements; the original window of the open
hall with 6 lights of diamond mullions is exposed and glazed at the upper
level and another similar C16 window is also glazed. Boarded entrance door at
cross-entry position, with 4-centred arched head of original doorway; open C20
gabled porch on posts. The 2-bay open hall has smoke-blackening. An open
truss with cambered tie-beam and one archbrace. Two 4-centred arch service
doorways; studding widely-spaced with long tension-braces. Coupled rafter
roof. At the service end to left, a deep jetty at the gable-end is a C16
introduction. At the right hand end are back-to-back lintelled open
fireplaces, placed in the parlour cell; this end was extended in mid/late C16
with close-studding. All 3 cells have C16 first floors with unchamfered
joists. Awing to rear right is of late C16 origin, with major remodelling
mainly in C20.

Listing NGR: TM0399864103

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Source: English Heritage

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