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Thedwastre White House, Thurston

Description: Thedwastre White House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281255

OS Grid Reference: TL9219264968
OS Grid Coordinates: 592192, 264968
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2493, 0.8140

Location: Thedwastre Road, Thurston, Suffolk IP31 3QY

Locality: Thurston
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 3QY

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Listing Text


4/152 Thedwastre White House

-- II

House, c.1530 with alterations of c.1840. 2 storeys. 3-cell cross-entry
plan. Timber-framed and plastered. C19 slated roof: an axial chimney, the
shaft rebuilt in C19 gault brick; a C19 gable chimney to left. C19 casements
of 3 lights. C19 entrance door with 6 fielded panels: simple portico porch on
slender Doric columns. Interior: despite loss of roof in C19, a quite
complete example of a mid C16 house. Tension-braced close-studding: a blocked
diamond mullioned window and evidence for others. The hall has good double-
ogee moulded 1st floor joists and beams, and in the parlour only the main beam
is moulded. Wide open fireplaces; the lintel over that in the hall is
moulded, and over the parlour fireplace there are two sunk panels of
brickwork. Complete cross-passage screen of planks and moulded muntins. The
service end partitions are missing, but the unmoulded 1st floor members are

Listing NGR: TL9219264968

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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