Description: High House
Date Listed: 14 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280975
OS Grid Reference: TM1944274285
OS Grid Coordinates: 619442, 274285
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3228, 1.2186
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DENHAM HOXNE ROAD
TM 17 SE
Former farmhouse. C16, in 2 phases. Later single-storey kitchen wing to
rear. Timber framed and plastered under a thatched roof. 2 storeys. 2-cell,
lobby entry form. Casement windows: ground floor has 2 C20 3-light windows;
first floor has 2 2-light windows and a small C16 window with cavetto
mullions. Gabled porch, plastered and thatched, with late C19 4-panel door.
Internal stack, the shaft with a moulded base. The right gable overhangs.
Fine interior with much good quality work. Ground floor room to left had
complete close studding, much still visible. No middle rail. The bridging
beam has 2 cavetto moulds and run-out stops; this beam is supported by solid
curved braces which rise from buttress-shafts on the wall posts, both the
braces and shafts with one cavetto moulding. The end cornices of the room are
similarly moulded. Heavy and closely-spaced chamfered joists with run-out
stops. Good 4-centre arched moulded lintol over fireplace, the mouldings
turned down at the ends. Chamber above has reverse-curved braces and blocked
original windows. Queen-post roof. Right hand ground floor room has an axial
bridging beam with recessed soffit and a single cavetto mould; this moulding
is continued onto the end cornices. Joists also cavetto-moulded, with run-out
stops. Much close studding. First floor chamber has intact studding and an
original gable end window with large cavetto mullions. Roof over this cell
Listing NGR: TM1944274285
Source: English Heritage
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