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Malthouse, Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford

Description: Malthouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281694

OS Grid Reference: TM1179966937
OS Grid Coordinates: 611799, 266937
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2598, 1.1021

Location: The Street, Stowmarket IP14 5PD

Locality: Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 5PD

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Listing Text

TM 16 NW side)
6/109 Malthouse

House. C16. A main range with cross-wing to left and, to right, the end bay
of a taller range which contains a carriage entrance. This bay once belonged
to the adjacent house (qv. Item 6/108) and was associated with its C16 use as
an inn. Timber framed and plastered, with remains of old panelled
plasterwork. Main range is plaintiled at front and slated at rear; the cross-
wing is pantiled; section to right is pantiled to front and slated to rear. 2
storeys. Upper floor jettied to front, with a jettied loft over the carriage
entrance. C18 and C19 casement windows, mostly with mid C20 square-leaded
glass. 2 doorways have boarded and battened doors. Carriage entrance lintol
is supported by solid braces. Good studded gate, probably a C17 addition.
Internal stack between main range and wing, with 2 shafts in rear roof slope,
one of narrow brick. Rear portion of cross-wing much altered, with a mid C20
monopitch roof. Interior. 3-bay main range, 4-bay cross wing, both with some
good heavy studding, visible mainly on the upper floor. Gable end of wing has
sill of oriel window. A one-bay room at front of wing has closely-set plain
joists. Intact C17 upper fireplace. Bay containing carriage entrance raised
by c.lm to accord with later work to right. The house takes it name from a
malting which stood by the stream at the rear until early C20.

Listing NGR: TM1179966937

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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