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Sunnyside House, Walsham-le-Willows

Description: Sunnyside House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281781

OS Grid Reference: TM0205171375
OS Grid Coordinates: 602051, 271375
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3033, 0.9621

Location: Finningham Road, Walsham le Willows, Suffolk IP31 3BN

Locality: Walsham-le-Willows
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 3BN

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Listing Text


3/36 Sunnyside House


Farmhouse. Late C16, C17 and mid c19. Timber-framed and rendered; old
plaintiled roofs. 2 storeys, part with attics; complex form, with a range
aligned north-south and extensions to east and west. Gables with fluted
bargeboards and spike finials; one internal and various external chimney-
stacks, all with plain red brick shafts. Mainly mid or late C19 fenestration:
the south gable end has a 2-storey canted bay addition with parapet, tented
roof, 3 large-paned sash windows to the upper floor and central half-glazed
French doors to the ground floor. To right and left, tripartite large-paned
sashes with narrow side lights. In the south-west angle a flat-roofed brick
addition for an entrance porch with an Edwardian fully glazed conservatory
beside it, extending along the whole front of the west wing. The north-south
range was the original house, with a 3-cell internal chimney plan. To the
south of the stack, a 2-bay room with boxed-in cross-beams and a timber
fireplace lintel with double roll-moulding and tuck-pointed brickwork; to the
north of the stack, 3 bays, with a former partition removed, a heavy main beam
with 3" chamfer and small solid supporting braces. On the upper floor, main
posts with long jowls, some good studding exposed, and one open truss with
cambered tie-beam and remains of arched braces. Roof in 6 bays with one row
of stepped butt purlins. The C17 addition to the east has a roof with
cambered collars and clasped purlins. The long west wing is all mid-
Victorian, with an earlier 1½-storey former dairy in the north-west angle.

Listing NGR: TM0205171375

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Source: English Heritage

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