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Waterloo House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Laxfield, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3023 / 52°18'8"N

Longitude: 1.3681 / 1°22'5"E

OS Eastings: 629731

OS Northings: 272473

OS Grid: TM297724

Mapcode National: GBR WMQ.QP4

Mapcode Global: VHL9R.NDMD

Entry Name: Waterloo House

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280155

Location: Laxfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Laxfield

Built-Up Area: Laxfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Laxfield All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

LAXFIELD BICKERS HILL ROAD
TM 27 SE

9/35 Waterloo House
-
29.7.55
-- II*

House. Early-mid C16. Timber framed and plastered, the ground floor cased or
rebuilt in colourwashed brick. Plaintiled roof. 2 storeys and attic.
Jettied facade, the bressummer carved with running leaf decoration. 2-cell
form. 3 windows, mainly C18 3-light mullion and transom casements with C20
square-leaded panes. 2 C20 windows to ground floor. Boarded entrance door
with moulded fillets; mid C19 reeded architrave with corner roundels. The
doorway is approached by a flight of 3 steps. Internal stack. Both ground
floor rooms have fine ceilings with multiple mouldings to the bridging beams
and moulded joists with scrolled stop-chamfers and soffits with sunk spandrels
terminating in a cross. There are similarly-moulded cornices at the ends of
each room. In the hall there is evidence for a screened cross-passage. Some
good first floor studding with evidence for 2 phases of windows. The original
windows has separate lintols pegged into the frame, a very unusual feature.
Some re-used C16-C17 panelling, one section inscribed 'REPENT LAMENT AN SIN'.
C17 attic floor with joists set on edge. The roof has a single row of clasped
purlins and cranked wind-bracing. The present stack, with back-to-back
fireplaces, is a later insertion; it seems likely there was originally a stack
against the rear wall of the hall.


Listing NGR: TM2973172473

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