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The Maypole Inn, Wetherden

Description: The Maypole Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280712

OS Grid Reference: TM0072462701
OS Grid Coordinates: 600724, 262701
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2259, 0.9375

Location: Park Road, Wetherden, Suffolk IP14 3JP

Locality: Wetherden
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 3JP

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Listing Text

TM 06 SW

4/229 The Maypole Inn


Public house, c.1530-1560 with alterations of C17 and later. 1 storey and
attics. Originally of 2-cell plan, later extended at either end. Timber-
framed and plastered, some C18 plaster on the front elevation has C18 cable-
pattern pargetting. Glazed pantiled roof with axial C16/C17 chimney of buff
brick, the shaft rebuilt in C19/C20. Two C19 gabled dormers with small-pane
casements and decorative bargeboards. C19/C20 small-pane casements. C19/C20
gabled porch with boarded and battened door; another early C19 6-panelled
entrance door to left. Some good C16 framing exposed: heavy and closely
spaced 1st floor joists, unchamfered, but with a double-ogee moulded binding
beam. The open fireplace in the hall has a lintel with similar moulding.
Tension-braced close-studding and blpcked original windows exposed at 1st
storey. A further cell to left has plain framing of C17 type, and another to
right adjacent to Park Road is an addition of C17/C18. Believed to have
originally been know as the Maltsters Arms. The adjacent dwelling (now known
as Home Farm), was probably a parlour block serving the Inn. (see following

Listing NGR: TM0072862701

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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