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38, High Street, Debenham

Description: 38, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281528

OS Grid Reference: TM1739663186
OS Grid Coordinates: 617396, 263186
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2239, 1.1815

Location: B1077, Debenham, Suffolk IP14 6QW

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

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Listing Text

TM 16 SE
6/104 No.38 (formerly listed
9.12.55 as Cottage approx. 90yds.
NW of Oakcroft)


House. Mainly C16, the front bays with earlier origins. A single long range
at right angles to street, with adjacent carriage entrance. Timber framed and
rendered, pantiled roof. 2 storeys. Jettied former gable end, now re-roofed
parallel to street. A 3-light first floor casement window with some old
diamond-leaded glass. Below, a sash window with glazing bars and boarded
entrance door. Carriage entrance to right with jettied loft above: original
solid brackets, buttress-shafted wallposts. Loft has a 2-light casement
window. Rear portion of range is a former coach house, the north wall rebuilt
in C19 red brick. 2 round-headed windows with Y tracery. Interior.
Substantial plain joists in 2 front bays; knee-braced floorbeam in end bay.
Partition between these bays has remains of square-headed doorways by side
walls. Widely-spaced studding with parts missing or rebuilt, especially on
ground floor. 2 incomplete upper windows had square mullions. Arch-braced
cambered open tie beam at front. Rear 2 bays re-use some sooted medieval
timbers. Carriage entrance is later infilling, probably replacing parlour end
of adjacent house (qv. Item 6/103). Stack inserted against south wall of
front bay: fireplaces on each floor have cambered lintols, the ground floor
opening rebuilt. Roof not examined; said to be originally of crown-post type,
now greatly rebuilt.

Listing NGR: TM1739663186

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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