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Whitefield House, Drinkstone

Description: Whitefield House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280771

OS Grid Reference: TL9527160552
OS Grid Coordinates: 595271, 260552
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2086, 0.8565

Location: Park Road, Drinkstone, Suffolk IP30 9TJ

Locality: Drinkstone
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 9TJ

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Listing Text

TL 96 SE
Whitefield House
Farmhouse, late C17. 2 storeys and attics. 4 windows. 3-cell-lobby-
entrance plan. Timber-framed and pebble-dashed. Plaintiled roofs. An
axial chimney, the shaft rebuilt in C19 red brick. Early C17 3-light
casements with transomes. 6-panelled door at lobby-entrance position,
the upper pair of panels glazed. An original 1 1/2 storey rear service
wing. Interior: complete C17 oak framing extensively exposed - primary-
braced studding and on-edge floor joists. 2-tier butt purlin roof, with
many reused components from another roof of similar design. A wide
lintelled open fireplace in the hall. Some original patterned
plasterwork and a blocked original window in the rear wall. Alterations
to rear in progress at date of resurvey.

Listing NGR: TL9527160552

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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