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Latitude: 52.1083 / 52°6'29"N
Longitude: 0.9079 / 0°54'28"E
OS Eastings: 599230
OS Northings: 249541
OS Grid: TL992495
Mapcode National: GBR SKG.VR9
Mapcode Global: VHKF0.P8BM
Entry Name: 138 and 140 High Street
Listing Date: 23 January 1958
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1037418
English Heritage Legacy ID: 276195
Location: Bildeston, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7
Civil Parish: Bildeston
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Bildeston with Wattisham St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
HIGH STREET (east side)
Numbers 138 and 140
A timber-framed and plastered building with jettied cross wings on exposed
joists at the north and south ends, probably originally a medieval hall
house, but considerably altered. The north cross wing is also jettied
on exposed joists on the north side. The south cross wing has exposed
timber-framing on the upper storey, and there is an addition on the
south end, also jettied with exposed timber-framing on the upper storey.
The centre block and the ground storey of each cross wing is faced in
brick (painted) and the north cross wing has the remains of a large corner
post with moulded capital. Roof tiled, with a C16-C17 internal chimney
stack to the south wing, with 2 octagonal shafts. There is also a jettied
wing at the rear. The interior has an open truss with carved spandrels
and crown post.
Listing NGR: TL9923049541
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