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Description: Woodcroft Hall
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281577
OS Grid Reference: TM2100564288
OS Grid Coordinates: 621005, 264288
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2324, 1.2350
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MONK SOHAM LOW ROAD
TM 26 SW
5/153 Woodcroft Hall
Manor farmhouse. C16 hall range with early C17 2-cell cross-wing projecting
forward to left. Timber framed and plastered; small remains of old plaster
panels and some first floor plasterwork lined in imitation of ashlar. Part of
ground floor of wing is cased in colourwashed brick. Plaintiled roof. 2
storeys, former attic in wing. Hall range is jettied at front. C18-C19 3-
light mullion and transom casement windows without glazing bars. Hall range
has lobby entrance, at junction with cross-wing: C19 5-panel door (the upper
panel glazed), open corner porch on chamfered timber posts. Internal stack
with oblong shaft, the lower part original and the upper part a C19 rebuild.
C19 stacks against outside of right gable end and within cross-wing. To right
a one-storey lean-to links the house with a formerly detached service range
(qv. Item 5/154). To rear is a 5-panel door and C19 open gabled porch on
chamfered timber posts. Interior. Much altered, especially through
subdivision of original rooms. Very little of the frame or floor structure is
exposed. Hall ceiling had fully-moulded axial bridging beam, the moulding now
removed for most of its length. In the parlour is a brick fireplace with a 3-
centred arch. Roof not examined.
Listing NGR: TM2100564288
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Source: English Heritage
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