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Willow House, Wickham Skeith

Description: Willow House

Grade: II
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

Location: Wickham Skeith, Suffolk IP23 8LP

Locality: Wickham Skeith
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 8LP

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Listing Text

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

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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