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Valley Farmhouse, Witnesham

Description: Valley Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 286013

OS Grid Reference: TM1848549652
OS Grid Coordinates: 618485, 249652
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1020, 1.1887

Location: Struggler's Lane, Witnesham, Suffolk IP6 9HS

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

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Listing Text


3/51 Valley Farmhouse


House, formerly farmhouse. C16 in 2 stages with further C17 additon. 2
storeys. Cross-passage entrance plan. Timber-framed and plastered, the
right-hand gable is jettied at 1st floor. Plaintiled roof with internal
chimney of red brick; carved C19 bargeboards with spike finial. Late C19 sash
windows. Early C20 battened and boarded entrance door. The early C16 core at
right-hand end has substantial framing and evidence for unglazed windows with
sliding shutters. In mid or late C16, a 2-cell extension of wider span was
added to left; good exposed framing to hall and service rooms, plain crown-
post roof and evidence for a cross-passage. The chimney was also inserted and
a staircase wing added to rear; in the hall is a wide fireplace with cambered
lintel. A further parlour cell was added to left in C17, with fireplace
within rear chimney.

Listing NGR: TM1848549652

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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