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Whittingham Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Fressingfield, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3538 / 52°21'13"N

Longitude: 1.3456 / 1°20'44"E

OS Eastings: 627932

OS Northings: 278128

OS Grid: TM279781

Mapcode National: GBR WM3.K03

Mapcode Global: VHL9K.83QD

Entry Name: Whittingham Hall

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032964

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279958

Location: Fressingfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Fressingfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Fressingfield St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

FRESSINGFIELD
TM 27 NE
6/9
- Whittingham Hall
29.7.55
GV
II

House. Dated 1653 on brick tablet in gable of late C19 porch, but possibly
earlier. Red brick, laid in English bond, with a roof of mid C20 plaintiles.
2 storeys and attics. A long central range with flanking projecting cross-
wings; another wing extends to the rear. Casement windows with square-leaded
panes, mainly of C18 date. In the left wing 2 C17 2-light windows with
moulded frames; 2 similar early windows to the rear. Central gabled porch
with 6-panel door (the upper 2 panels glazed); the upper part of the
architrave is carved and has been re-used from elsewhere. Shaped gables to
the wings with circular attic windows: the left gable and the entire right
gable end rebuilt mid C20. One flat-roofed dormer and 2 internal stacks, the
earlier one above the porch. Originally this range was a principal
outbuilding of the former manor house of Whittingham Hall which stood within
the large moated enclosure to the north. The left wing and adjoining part of
the central range still exist as a barn, used as ancillary accommodation to
the house. There is a good ground floor wooden fireplace with bolection
moulding and carved frieze.


Listing NGR: TM2793278128

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