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Scotch Farmhouse, Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford

Description: Scotch Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281715

OS Grid Reference: TM1369764432
OS Grid Coordinates: 613697, 264432
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2366, 1.1282

Location: Station Road, Wetheringsett, Suffolk IP14 5QH

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

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Listing Text

TM 16 SW
5/130 Scotch Farmhouse

-- II
Farmhouse. In 2 builds: early C16 to left, with late C16 inserted stack;
c.1700 to right, replacing medieval work. Timber framed and rendered,
thatched roof. 2 cells. 2 storeys. Mid C20 standard casements without
glazing bars. Lobby entrance: one-storey gabled porch with standard panelled
door. Stack has rendered axial shaft. Interior. Earlier work comprises 2-
bay parlour block, the inserted stack occupying most of one bay. Good ceiling
of closely-set chamfered joists with matchboarding between. Studding
concealed except in end gable where it is heavy and closely-spaced. Plain
crown-post roof with 2-way bracing to the collar purlin; central cambered tie
beam, apparently raised. Open fireplace in ground floor room, one jamb
rebuilt. Part of stack is of unfired brick. Later work has framing of much
poorer quality, small flat joists to the lower ceiling and a clasped-purlin
roof incorporating a few sooted medieval timbers. Newel stair in front of

Listing NGR: TM1369764432

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Source: English Heritage

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