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Manor Farmhouse, Witnesham

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285998

OS Grid Reference: TM1810250872
OS Grid Coordinates: 618102, 250872
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1131, 1.1839

Location: Witnesham Church Lane, Witnesham, Suffolk IP6 9JD

Locality: Witnesham
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP6 9JD

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Listing Text


1/36 Manor Farmhouse

- II*

Farmhouse. c.1600 with core of C15 and alterations of early C20. Cross-
passage entrance plan. From the west side: 1 storey and attics. Timber-
framed and plastered. Plaintiled roof with gabled dormers; these and the main
roof have richly-carved early C20 bargeboards. Internal chimneys of red
brick. Mainly early C20 oak casements with leaded lights. Recessed plank
entrance door. A close-studded partition wall in the cross-passage has a pair
of service room doorways with 4-centred arched heads of C15 type. A panelled
cross-passage screen of c.1600. In a gabled wing to rear is a fine staircase
of late C16, with moulded newels and balustrading with turned balusters. The
2-storey rear service wing was added C17; it has C18 or early C19 casements;
there was an external plaster date 1793 until mid C20.

Listing NGR: TM1810250872

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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