British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

School House, Worlingworth

Description: School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281412

OS Grid Reference: TM2213668449
OS Grid Coordinates: 622136, 268449
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2693, 1.2543

Location: Shop Street, Worlingworth, Suffolk IP13 7HX

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Worlingworth, Suffolk at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

TM 26 NW
5/131 School House
- II
House, at one time a shop and The Crown public house. Mid C17. Timber
framed, mainly plastered; right gable end and two-thirds of rear is cased in
late C19 red brick. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. 2 windows, C18 3-
light mullion and transom casements with old square-leaded glass; window
boxes. Ground floor has 2 slightly splayed projecting shop windows with small
square panes, carried on raking brackets; the windows are grooved for external
shutters. Between these is a lobby entrance with 6-panel door (upper 2 panels
glazed). A plaintiled lean-to hood extends across the facade at first floor
level. Internal stack with C19 panelled square shaft. Left gable end has
original 4-light first floor window with ovolo mullions. Against this gable
end is a C19 stack. 2-cell internal layout. At the left end is a small one-
bay room. On the ground floor this room has an axial bridging beam: to the
rear are plain joists set flat; to the front, an oak newel stair and a later
straight stair. The adjacent room has 2 bridging beams, ovolo-moulded on the
ground floor, chamfered on the upper floor. At a later date a stack has been
inserted into the centre of this room, an unusual arrangement perhaps
suggesting the house has been reduced in size. Plain first floor studding
with trimming for original windows. Roof has 2 rows of diminished butt
purlins, the lower row stepped.

Listing NGR: TM2213668449

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.