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Buck's Head Inn, Thwaite

Description: Buck's Head Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281674

OS Grid Reference: TM1167468169
OS Grid Coordinates: 611674, 268169
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2709, 1.1010

Location: A140, Thwaite, Suffolk IP23 7ED

Locality: Thwaite
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 7ED

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Listing Text

TM 16 NW
3/89 Buck's Head Inn

-- II
Public house. C16, in 2 phases, with C18-C19 in-line addition to left,
forming a single long range. Timber framed and plastered: some old panelled
plasterwork with chevron-pargetted infill. Left gable end of colourwashed
brick. Plaintiled roof. 1½ storeys. 4 windows: C18-C19 casements to upper
floor, small-paned ground floor casements of c.1900. One gabled dormer to
left. 2 mid C20 gabled porches with plank doors. Internal stack rebuilt C20
with cross-axial shaft. Gable stack to left. Interior. Earliest phase to
right, in 3½ bays, has exposed first floor studding with heavy reverse-curved
braces. Addition to left, perhaps late C16, is in 2 unequal bays. Both
phases appear to have coupled-rafter roofs, the collars missing in the later
work. Most of timbers on ground floor are concealed; evidence for service
partition at earlier end. Fireplace at left gable end has re-used C16 moulded
lintol. Roof over later addition at left end destroyed by fire in 1980's.

Listing NGR: TM1167468169

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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