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White Swan Farmhouse, Wattisfield

Description: White Swan Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281834

OS Grid Reference: TM0086074398
OS Grid Coordinates: 600860, 274398
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3309, 0.9464

Location: Bobby Hill, Wattisfield, Suffolk IP22 1NW

Locality: Wattisfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 1NW

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Listing Text


3/89 White Swan Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Circa 1600. Timber-framed and rendered; double roman tiles. 2
storeys and attics; 3-cell lobby-entrance plan. The internal chimney-stack
has a wide plain rebuilt red brick shaft. In the front of the stack a high
gable projecting from the roof has pierced and fluted bargeboards with spike
finial and a single-light window in the apex. 3 3-light C20 casement windows
with bar to the upper floor and one single-light window; 3 late C20 standard
casement windows to the ground floor. A C20 plank door with glazed panel.
Frame in 4 bays, including a chimney-bay. In hall and parlour, chamfered main
beams, curved stepped stops with groove, joists chamfered and set flat;
rounded brickwork at back of parlour fireplace; upper fireplace with cut-down
timber lintel. Good studding exposed in the upper gable ends; main posts with
long jowls, arched braces removed; a shutter-slide in the rear wallplate.
Roof in 4 bays: clasped purlins, arched windbraces, collars removed. A
single-storey lean-to added along the whole rear.

Listing NGR: TM0086074398

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Source: English Heritage

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