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The Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wickham Market, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1531 / 52°9'11"N

Longitude: 1.3627 / 1°21'45"E

OS Eastings: 630132

OS Northings: 255871

OS Grid: TM301558

Mapcode National: GBR WPG.WX7

Mapcode Global: VHLBJ.K4RR

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030835

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285210

Location: Wickham Market, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Wickham Market

Built-Up Area: Wickham Market

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wickham Market All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

The following building:-

WICKHAM MARKET HIGH STREET
TM3055-3155
(west side)
5/37 No 64, The Manor House
GV 16.3.66 II

shall be upgraded to Grade II* (star) and the entry shall be amended to read:-

TM3055 WICKHAM MARKET HIGH STREET
(west side)
5/37 No 64, The Manor House
GV 16.3.66 II*

House. Early and mid C16, in 2 main phases, with later rear additions. Timber-flamed and
plastered, the roof plaintiled at the front and pantiled at the rear. A rear lean-to is slated. Brick
ridge stack to far right and lateral stack to rear left. Cross-passage plan with hall to right and
parlour to left. 2 storeys, with a continuous jettied front carried on leaf-carved brackets.
3-window range, 2- and 3-light casements, each light with a single slender horizontal glazing
bar. Central cross-passage doorway, the door with 6 sunk bolection-moulded panels, the centre
2 glazed. Interior: The house has a complex development, with early C16 hall cell, and to left
of cross-passage, a mid C16 parlour which replaced medieval work. The hall has ogee-moulded
ceiling beams and wall posts, and knee-braces with high quality foliage-carved spandrels. There
is a good in situ plank and muntin screen with moulded and embattled head and original wide
central 4-centre arched entrance off the cross-passage. The fireplace lintel has defaced embattled
decoration. Adjacent to the stack is a carved 4-centre arched doorway; this led into an earlier
parlour cross-wing, sold off at an early date and now mostly within No 66 (qv). A small part
within No 64 has a fully-moulded ceiling beam. Against the rear wall is some oak panelling of
c1600, and there is a C18 corner cupboard. The hall chamber has good close studding and
evidence for at least one oriel window. The open truss is in the form of a cambered tie beam
with braces meeting to form a 4-centred arch. It carries a square crown post with moulded base
and embattled cap, its 2-way bracing to the collar purlin missing but the roof timbers otherwise
intact. The parlour ceiling beam and wallposts have multiple roll mouldings with cut-off leaf
stops. Above is some good exposed framing and a plain crown-post roof. A lean-to behind the
parlour has a fireplace with fine roll-moulded lintel with central shield carved with the initials
RW, for Robert Wingfield, Lord of the Manor c1538. This has been reset, and probably came
from the parlour.

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WICKHAM MARKET HIGH STREET (west side)
TM 3055-3155
5/37 No.64(The Manor House)
16.3.66
GV II
House. Early C16. Timber framed and plastered with plaintiled roof. 2
storeys: jettied with carved brackets. 3 window range: modern casements. 4
panelled modern door with upper panels glazed. Brick stack to east gable.
Good interior timber beams and posts. Building much restored.


Listing NGR: TM3012855872

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