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Red House, Worlingworth

Description: Red House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281413

OS Grid Reference: TM2217168545
OS Grid Coordinates: 622171, 268545
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2701, 1.2548

Location: Shop Street, Worlingworth, Suffolk IP13 7HX

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

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Listing Text

TM 26 NW
5/132 Red House
- II
House. Early C16 to rear, late C18 front block. Double-pile form. Red brick
with wooden modillion eaves cornice; roof has C20 plaintiles to front and
glazed black pantiles to rear. Older work timber framed and plastered under a
pantiled roof. 2 storeys and attics. 5-bay facade: flush-frame sashes with
glazing bars under flat rubbed brick arches. Doorcase has pilasters with
dosserets, an open pediment and panelled reveals; 6-panel raised and fielded
door, semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing bars. 3 pedimented
dormers with 2-light small-paned windows. Gable stacks. The left gable end
has various sash windows and blind panels; this wall screens the earlier work
by means of a flat parapet before sloping steeply down at the rear.
Internally the earlier range has some good exposed framing. Hall has close
studding and a moulded bridging beam with a band of running leaf carving on
the soffit. In the side wall of the parlour, close to the gable end, is a
blocked C16 doorway with 4-centre arched head. At the service end the C16
structure is only visible on the upper floor. Attic floor has closely-spaced
plain joists set flat. Roof has 2 rows of wind-braced butt purlins; over the
hall and parlour chambers there are slightly cambered collars with long solid
arched braces meeting at the centre. Front range has original well stair with
stick balusters, in 2 flights.

Listing NGR: TM2217168545

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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