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The Ivies, Worlingworth

Description: The Ivies

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281394

OS Grid Reference: TM2295868538
OS Grid Coordinates: 622958, 268538
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2698, 1.2663

Location: Church Road, Worlingworth, Suffolk IP13 7NU

Locality: Worlingworth
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 7NU

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Listing Text

TM 26 NW
5/113 The Ivies
- II
House. C16 parlour cell; the remainder probably first half of C17 and
replacing medieval work. Timber framed and plastered; service end is rebuilt
in brick on ground floor, part plastered over. Thatched roof, half-hipped to
the right. 2 storeys and attic. 3-cell form. 3 windows, C19 and mid C20
casements, mostly without glazing bars. Mid C20 door. Internal stack with
C20 common brick shaft. Parlour has axial bridging beam and chamfered joists;
the chamber above has some good studding with substantial reverse-curved
braces. Roof over parlour cell has one row of clasped purlins with large
arched wind braces. The hall and service end are not so heavily framed; there
is a queen-post roof of light construction (not examined in detail). The hall
has a chamfered-joist ceiling, the joists in the lower bay mostly replaced mid
C20 by others brought from elsewhere. Irregular plain joists at service end.
The service cell and half of the hall chamber are divided off from the rest of
the house with a separate access. C16-C17 newel stair beside stack, the upper
flight added when the attic was made.

Listing NGR: TM2295868538

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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