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Hill House Farmhouse, Wissett

Description: Hill House Farmhouse

Grade: II
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

Location: Chediston Road, Wissett, Suffolk IP19 0NF

Locality: Wissett
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP19 0NF

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Listing Text


4/52 Hill House Farmhouse

- II

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

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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