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The Red House, Hoxne

Description: The Red House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281041

OS Grid Reference: TM1879276119
OS Grid Coordinates: 618792, 276119
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3395, 1.2103

Location: Wittons Lane, Hoxne, Suffolk IP21 5AE

Locality: Hoxne
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 5AE

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Listing Text

TM 17 NE
The Red House
Former farmhouse. C16, in 2 phases; late C19 and mid C20 alterations. Timber
framed, the front and right gable end cased in red brick in 1880's, dated in a
panel in the front gable with the initials 'AW'. Brick casing to rear added
in 1940's. Thatched roof. 2 storeys. A main range with cross-wing to left,
extending to rear. Set forward of cross-wing, almost corner-to-corner with
it, a C19 single storey outhouse. 3 windows, C19 3-light casements;
whitewashed wedge lintols. Mid C20 boarded and battened door in cross-entry
position, with a gabled hood. A second doorway into the cross-wing has a
matching door and hood. Internal stack between hall and cross-wing; external
stack against right gable end. Hall has closely-spaced chamfered joists, only
one bay exposed. Small remains of plank and muntin screen, in situ against
cross-passage. Straight stair of C19 or C20 date in cross-passage. Some good
first floor studding with reverse-curved braces. In the front wall, 2 blocked
windows with chamfered mullions. The cross-wing is later than the remainder
and seems to have been latterly used as kitchen and service rooms. Intact
studding; remains of at least 2 windows with square mullions. Over this wing
a clasped-purlin roof with cranked wind braces.

Listing NGR: TM1879276119

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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