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Oak Tree Farmhouse, Westhall

Description: Oak Tree Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 282118

OS Grid Reference: TM3995482486
OS Grid Coordinates: 639954, 282486
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3878, 1.5249

Location: Wangford Road, Westhall, Suffolk IP19 8RJ

Locality: Westhall
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP19 8RJ

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Listing Text


2/44 Oak Tree Farmhouse

- II

Former farmhouse. Circa 1600. 2 storeys and attics; 2-cell lobby entrance
form to front range. Timber-framed core, fronted in C19 white brick, with the
remaining walls encased in red brick. C20 concrete pantiles. An internal
chimney-stack with 4 attached hexagonal shafts and small moulded brick horses,
heads on the base (cf. Willingham Hall and the Manor House, Walberswick). C
20 cross windows and glazed porch. One early C19 pointed Gothic window in the
north end. Framing exposed inside. Both ground-floor rooms have plain
ceilings: stepped stops with groove to joists; one open fireplace with remains
of timber lintel. In one first floor room, a fireplace with rusticated
plastering to the brick arch. In the rear wall of the ground floor an
original 2-light window with ovolo-moulded mullion, blocked, and an original
doorway, square-headed and chamfered. Newel stair beside the stack. Widely-
spaced studs, arched braces to corners. Original upper ceilings. Several
good moulded plank doors. The remains of a C16 wing at the rear has one bay
with plain heavy joists, and an end chimney-stack.

Listing NGR: TM3995482486

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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