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Warwick House, Debenham

Description: Warwick House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281530

OS Grid Reference: TM1740863168
OS Grid Coordinates: 617408, 263168
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2238, 1.1817

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
6/106 No.44 (Warwick House)

House. Early C16 front range, later C16 wing to rear. Late C18 facade.
Timber framed, roughcast render, plaintiled roof. 2 storeys. Former jetty to
street. Symmetrical 2-bay facade. Sash windows in flush frames, 9-paned to
first floor, 12-paned to ground floor. Doorway has 6-panel raised and
fielded door, the upper 2 panels glazed. Internal stack to rear. Interior.
Front range comprised hall and service cells, the latter containing a shop. A
single 2-bay room on upper floor. Good intact studding. Front wall pushed
forward on ground floor, preserving the old studs. Evidence for shop doorway
at extreme left and for oriel window in hall. Solid-tread stair formerly in
service end now re-positioned in rear wing. Closely-spaced plain joists in
hall ceiling. Heavy braces to open truss. Plain crown-post roof with 2-way
bracing. 3-bay rear wing: widely-spaced studs, plain ceiling joists, 2
cambered open tie beams, intact queen-post roof. Stack between the 2 wings,
probably contemporary with rear wing: open fireplace to rear, blocked hall
fireplace retaining old lintol. For structural drawing of front range see Mr
T. Easton, Bedfield Hall.

Listing NGR: TM1740863168

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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