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The Lodge, Market Weston

Description: The Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 284413

OS Grid Reference: TL9876577248
OS Grid Coordinates: 598765, 277248
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3572, 0.9174

Location: Hepworth Road, Market Weston, Suffolk IP22 2PQ

Locality: Market Weston
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 2PQ

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Listing Text


1/60 The Lodge

- II

Former farmhouse. Early C19 front to early C16 and later core. 2 storeys and
attics. L-shaped form. Timber-framed and rendered, part with roughcast;
black glazed pantiled roofs, hipped. The rear wing has been encased in C19
brick, now colour-washed, and there is a single storey C19 lean-to, in rubble
flint with brick dressings, along the north side of this wing. The main
facade has 3 early C19 tripartite small-paned sash windows in flush frames to
ground storey and 2 to upper storey, with a single sash above the entrance
door, which is set off-centre within a C20 glazed porch. The rear ranges have
mainly small-paned sash windows, but there are also some C18 and C19 casement
windows. The house has developed in at least 4 stages, the oldest part being
the early C16 front range, which was extended on both sides in the early C19.
The central section, probably basically with a 2-cell form, has a good crown-
post roof,the crown post of the open truss of a simple cross-quadrate form,
with pilasters running down the sides of the post. There is no sign of smoke-
blackening, and the house must have been storied from the outset. A long
service range was added at the rear, forming an L, in the mid C17: this has a
plain unstepped butt-purl in roof, and was later encased in brick. When the
lean-to was added on the north, the original timber-framed wall on the north
side was cut away, and the upper wall supported by a post of octagonal form,
which may have been part of an open Jacobean porch or colonnade. The third
addition was a separately-roofed mid C18 block parallel with the front,
forming a double-house. This contains a fine geometric stair. The interior
of the house largely reflects later C18 and early C19 enlargements and

Listing NGR: TL9876577248

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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