Description: Hill House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 282126
OS Grid Reference: TM3485579776
OS Grid Coordinates: 634855, 279776
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3657, 1.4482
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TM 37 NW WISSETT CHEDISTON ROAD
4/52 Hill House Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa 1600. 2 storeys, formerly with attics. Timber-framed;
roughcast-rendered; plaintiled roof. An internal chimney-stack: square base
with recessed panel, plain rebuilt red brick shaft. 3 3-light windows to each
storey: mid C20 replacements to ground floor, Edwardian mullion-and-transome
type to upper floor. C20 plank door. Good interior, with exposed timbering;
3-cell lobby-entrance form, but the 3rd unit appears to be a slightly later
addition, with evidence of end walls removed on each floor. The main beams to
the rooms on each side of the stack have ovolo-moulding and curved stops with
bar; joists chamfered and stopped. One open fireplace with a roll-moulded
timber lintel. On the upper floor, long jowls to post-heads, long arched
braces removed; original upper ceilings; some blocked original windows; arched
braces to side and end walls.
Listing NGR: TM3485579776
Source: English Heritage
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