Description: Willow House
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281744
OS Grid Reference: TM0882169744
OS Grid Coordinates: 608821, 269744
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2861, 1.0602
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WICKHAM SKEITH WICKHAM STREET
TM 06 NE
2/159 Willow House
Former farmhouse. C16 with C18 addition to north. Unmodernised and largely
unaltered since C19. Timber framed and plastered, thatched roof. 3 cells.
2 storeys and attic. Possible underbuilt end jetty to south, facing the
road. 3 windows, C18 3-light casements with old square-leaded glass.
Lobby entry: small gabled porch of colourwashed brick, C19 4-panel door.
Boarded door to extreme left. Internal stack with plain shaft of narrow
brick. Attached to right (north) gable end is a 1½-storey pantiled scullery/
dairy addition: one 2-light window with old diamond-leaded glass, plank
door. Interior: Timbers largely concealed. Limewashed on-edge joists
at service end. Hall and parlour have early C19 fireplace surrounds with
cast iron grates. Bakehouse retains old brick floor, range and bread oven.
Upper floor not examined.
Listing NGR: TM0882169744
Source: English Heritage
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