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Description: Whitehouse Farmhouse
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281037
OS Grid Reference: TM1894176060
OS Grid Coordinates: 618941, 276060
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3389, 1.2125
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HOXNE HECKFIELD GREEN,
TM 17 NE
Farmhouse. C16. Timber framed and plastered with a roof of modern plaintiles.
2 storeys and attic. 2-cell, lobby entry type. 2 windows, C18.casements of
4-lights. Intact late C18 doorway with convex frieze and heavy moulded
pedimented cornice; 6-panel raised and fielded door, the upper 2 panels
glazed. Internal stack, the external portion of the shaft rebuilt mid C20.
To rear a slightly later narrow gabled addition, extended to each side in mid
C20. Good interior with some fine exposed studding, much of it closely-
spaced. Several original windows, some exposed externally in left gable end
and rear, others blocked: chamfered, moulded and (in gables) diamond mullions.
Remains of C16 doorway behind stack to rear, the arched head renewed. In the
right gable end is a second C16 doorway (in situ) with original 4-centre
arched head: a C16 doorway in this position in a farmhouse is very unusual.
On the first floor a substantial section of a plank and muntin screen with
some C17 panelling adjacent, sub-dividing one room. Newel stairs. Intact
roof with clasped purlins and 2-way plank wind bracing.
Listing NGR: TM1894176060
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Source: English Heritage
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