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Thorpe View

A Grade II Listed Building in Walberswick, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3135 / 52°18'48"N

Longitude: 1.6555 / 1°39'19"E

OS Eastings: 649258

OS Northings: 274674

OS Grid: TM492746

Mapcode National: GBR YX2.Z8M

Mapcode Global: VHM7C.N32S

Entry Name: Thorpe View

Listing Date: 16 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285570

Location: Walberswick, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP18

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Walberswick

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Walberswick St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 47 SE WALBERSWICK THE STREET

4/54 Thorpe View
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GV II


Farmhouse. Late C16 core, facade probably early C19; considerably modernised
mid C20. Timber framed, facade of flint with red brick headers and red brick
dressings, brick casing to gable ends and rear with weatherboarding above the
eaves; plaintiled roof with new tiles to the rear. 2 storeys and attic. 4
windows to ground floor, 2 to first floor, 2-light and 3-light casements,
segmental arches; brick dentil eaves cornice; modern doorway to rear. Good
internal stack with a row of 3 coupled octagonal flues (now reduced in height)
with moulded bases; at the corners of the stack are projecting bricks shaped as
horses heads, a good example of this feature of Tudor chimneys which was
supposed to protect the house from evil spirits. Interior with exposed
timberwork and a beam with embattled carving over one ground floor fireplace.


Listing NGR: TM4925874674

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