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Bank House, Walsham-le-Willows

Description: Bank House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281809

OS Grid Reference: TM0035471270
OS Grid Coordinates: 600354, 271270
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3030, 0.9372

Location: The Street, Walsham le Willows, Suffolk IP31 3AZ

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

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Listing Text


3/64 Bank House


House, formerly divided into 2. Later C16, with possible older core. Timber-
framed and roughcast-rendered; single roman tiles. 1½ storeys; 3-cell form,
not all of one date. An internal chimney-stack with a plain rebuilt red brick
shaft, and another later stack on the left gable end. Plain bargeboards and
spike finials to the gables. A lower brick extension beyond the right gable
end. 2 gabled half-dormers, one upper window and 4 ground floor windows, all
late C20 sash-type replacements. Entrance door with 4 flush panels within an
open'timber porch, gabled, with plain bargeboards and spike finial. Interior:
to the right of the internal stack, the end wall has very closely-spaced
studding; main beam to ground floor room with large chamfer; reversed braces
to the upper floor, blocked original windows, indications of a crown-post
roof. To the left of the stack signs of possible roof-raising to an older
core of the house: main cross-beams to the ground floor room with large
chamfer and curved stops. A straight stair cut through at one end, and a
partition wall of altered Jacobean square panelling, probably originally
inserted to form a cross-passage. To the left of the entrance door, a later
parlour replaces the former service area. Roof not examined.

Listing NGR: TM0035471270

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Source: English Heritage

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