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Latitude: 51.9828 / 51°58'58"N
Longitude: 0.9622 / 0°57'43"E
OS Eastings: 603514
OS Northings: 235738
OS Grid: TM035357
Mapcode National: GBR SM2.Q2L
Mapcode Global: VHKFM.MFJB
Entry Name: Byways
Listing Date: 9 September 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1051964
English Heritage Legacy ID: 361667
Location: Higham, Babergh, Suffolk, CO7
Civil Parish: Higham
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Higham St Mary
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
HIGHAM UPPER STREET
TM 03 NW
House, C15 or C16 timber framing; altered in the C17. Plastered with plain tile roof to 2-
storey, gable facing block; slate roof to single storey rear extension. 2-storey block of two bays,
with thick, closely-spaced josts running axially; joists to south bay cut away, suggesting a stair.
The corners of the joists are roughly cut away. The size of floor joists and their axial
arrangement suggest that this structure is the only surviving cross wing of a hall house. The lack
of refinement in the joists suggests it may have been the lower end kitchen in rear wing heated
by brick stack; bread oven and hot water boiler to kitchen. Upper floor and roof altered in
C17. On the left return near the rear corner, ground- and first floor windows with some C18
woodwork. External stack to right of entrance on left return.
Listing NGR: TM0351435738
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