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Oak House, Debenham

Description: Oak House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281508

OS Grid Reference: TM1738663324
OS Grid Coordinates: 617386, 263324
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2252, 1.1815

Location: B1077, Debenham, Suffolk IP14 6QJ

Locality: Debenham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 6QJ

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Listing Text

TM 16 SE
6/84 No.9 (Oak House)
9.12.55 (formerly listed as
Oak House)


House. C15 front with later alterations; early C17 work to rear. Renovated
c.1975. Timber framed and rendered, the front part with exposed first floor
studding. Plaintiled roof. Rear wing has old plasterwork to north and is
pantiled. 2 storeys. Jetty to street: exposed joist-ends, bressummer with
remains of embattled ornament. A single mid C20 sash window to each floor,
the lower one tripartite. Rear wing: various casement windows, 2 to north
square-leaded; C17 diamond-mullioned window in gable end; internal stack with
C19 red brick shaft. Interior. Modernised. Earlier section has heavy
studding. Contemporary 4-centre arched doorway to north, probably for a shop.
Considerable subsidence; both original wallplates have later work above,
supporting a C17 butt purlin roof. 3 1/2 -bay rear addition: 2 cells with plain
joists set flat; plain studding; clasped purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM1738663324

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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