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The Swan

A Grade II Listed Building in Wilby, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3008 / 52°18'2"N

Longitude: 1.2851 / 1°17'6"E

OS Eastings: 624079

OS Northings: 272048

OS Grid: TM240720

Mapcode National: GBR VL9.MQR

Mapcode Global: VHL9Q.7F7J

Entry Name: The Swan

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181704

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280274

Location: Wilby, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wilby

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wilby St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 27 SW

3/154 The Swan


Former public house. First half of C15 with later alterations. Timber
framed, mid C20 panelled plasterwork with ropework pargetting. Roof
plaintiled to front and pantiled to rear. 1½ storeys. 3-cell type containing
former open hall. 3 windows, C19 casements with hoodmoulds. Lobby entrance
with 4-panel door (the upper 2 panels glazed). 3 gabled dormers. Internal
stack, the lower part rendered over. Lean-to addition on left gable end and a
later wing (altered) to rear. Inside there is an original blocked cross-entry
doorway with 2-centred arch. A similar doorway in the service partition may
not be in situ. Open truss has arched-braced cambered tie beam (cut through):
this once supported a crown-post roof, now gone. Part of one diamond-
mullioned hall window is visible. Inserted floor has plain joists. C16 stack
and newel stair against upper end of hall. Parlour cell is probably C16:
chamfered-joist ceiling with barred stop-chamfers to bridging beam; plain
first floor studding.

Listing NGR: TM2407972048

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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