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Wolsey House Farmhouse, Yoxford

Description: Wolsey House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 285736

OS Grid Reference: TM3818268564
OS Grid Coordinates: 638182, 268564
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2636, 1.4891

Location: Yoxford, Suffolk IP17 3JF

Locality: Yoxford
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP17 3JF

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-


5/143 Wolsey House Farmhouse


the description shall be amended to read:

Farmhouse. C17 enlarged in c1840. Timber framed; Suffolk brick in Flemish bond to north and
east elevations; red brick in various bonds to the rest. Hipped roof with central depression of
slate turnerized. Two storeys. Square in plan, three-window range to the north and
five-window range to the east. Flat-arched gauged brick windows to these elevations, all with
sashes of an authentic design; scattered fenestration to west and rear elevations, much altered.
Four-bays of timber framing to west elevation, very likely of C17 date, with stack of original
design; spine beam throughout and exposed framing to kitchen bay at rear. The older house
reused as service wing during rebuild: two entrances to early Victorian structure, that to north
set under entrance-porch aedicule with stair hall to rear and having a six-panel door of an
original design and overlight. East entrance with paired three-panel doors to stair hall, with stair
of an authentic design. Cornices to ground floor in c1840 structure of Regency design. Some
fireplaces of an authentic design. A timber-framed dairy with wing survived to 1984. Two stacks
to east half, of cl840 date.



5/143 Wolsey House Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Dated 'R.B. 1840' on plinth of east facade; core probdbly C18.
Symmetrical white brick facades to north and east, otherwise red brick; slated
roof. 2 storeys. North facade: 5 window range, inset sashes with glazing
bars, flat brick arches; doorway with paired 3-panel doors, semi-circular
fanlight with radiating glazing bars. East facade: 3 window range, windows as
north facade; good doorway: inset 6-panel door, rectangular fanlight with
glazing bars, portico on fluted Doric columns, fluted pilasters, entablature.
Shallow pitch hipped roof. A timber framed dairy wing to the west has been

Listing NGR: TM3818268564

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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