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Hill Farmhouse, Wissett

Description: Hill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 282146

OS Grid Reference: TM3566879948
OS Grid Coordinates: 635668, 279948
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3669, 1.4603

Location: Nunn's Hill, Wissett, Suffolk IP19 0JJ

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

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Listing Text


5/72 Hill Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Mid to late C16. 2 storeys and attics; 3-cell lobby-entrance plan.
Timber-framed; faced in late C19 colour-washed brick, rendered on sides and
rear; pantiled roof. An internal chimney-stack with a plain -red brick shaft.
C20 casement windows and door. Framing exposed inside: widely-spaced
studding, frame in 4 irregularly-spaced bays, including a chimney-bay. To
each side of the stack the rooms have main beams and joists with chamfer and
ogee-stops. The service area, still unheated, does not seem to have been
originally divided into 2. Newel stair beside the stack. On the upper floor,
main posts with long jowls; arched braces to end and partition walls, reversed
braces to long walls; several blocked original windows. The upper ceilings
are original to the house. The roof has diminished principals, clasped
purlins and cranked windbraces.

Listing NGR: TM3536179765

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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