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The Croft and Attached Garden Wall, Wattisfield

Description: The Croft and Attached Garden Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 281848

OS Grid Reference: TM0093174023
OS Grid Coordinates: 600931, 274023
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3275, 0.9473

Location: The Street, Wattisfield, Suffolk IP22 1NT

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

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Listing Text


3/103 The Croft and attached garden wall
15/11/54 (formerly listed as The Croft)


House. Early and late C17 and early C19. Timber-framed, with exposed framing
on the front; the remainder rendered. Plaintiled roofs, the front with slated
eaves; slates to the C19 addition. 2 storeys and attics: complex plan; the 2
C17 ranges form an L, with the angle infilled by an early C19 block. The
front range, aligned north-south, is the oldest part of the complex, basically
with a 2-cell lobby entrance form. The internal chimney-stack has a plain
rectangular shaft, corbelled at the head; a later stack is set externally on
the south gable end. Modillion cornice. 2 gabled dormers with 2-light
casement windows. 5 windows: all 2-light C20 replacements. Central 6-
panelled half-glazed door. Plain framing with some reuse of timbers inside:
chamfered main beams, joists on edge. The chimney-stack has been tunnelled
through to make a passage leading to a wide dogleg stair in the c19 block; the
later end stack has a reused carved lintel. Clasped purlin roof. The long
east-west range, in similar materials, but with brick to the ground floor, was
added as a service wing: C20 metal windows; plank door with triangular
pediment; 2 gabled dormers. Joined to the south-east corner of the house, a
short length of high garden wall in curving bands of rubble flint and old red

Listing NGR: TM0093174023

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Source: English Heritage

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