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Wellington House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stowmarket, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.189 / 52°11'20"N

Longitude: 0.9923 / 0°59'32"E

OS Eastings: 604637

OS Northings: 258746

OS Grid: TM046587

Mapcode National: GBR SJL.RPP

Mapcode Global: VHKDP.47YS

Entry Name: Wellington House

Listing Date: 28 July 1950

Last Amended: 29 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208799

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384585

Location: Stowmarket, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Stowmarket

Built-Up Area: Stowmarket

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Stowmarket St Peter and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


STOWMARKET

TM0458 FINBOROUGH ROAD
614-1/4/61 (North side)
28/07/50 No.2
Wellington House
(Formerly Listed as:
FINBOROUGH ROAD
(North side)
No.2
Hillcroft Preparatory School)

II

Vicarage, then school, now residential home for elderly. 1660,
altered early C19. Originally timber-framed, now with
extensive early C19 brick skins. Plain tile roofs. South-west
front of 2 storeys in 5 bays. Early C20 gabled porch in centre
flanked by 2 late C19 2/2 sashes right and left, under gauged
segmental arches. Five 6/6 early C19 sashes to first floor,
also under gauged segmental arches. Gabled roof with pierced
ceramic cresting. Rear with 2 gabled full-height wings
separated by a central gabled prominence. North-east wing with
a heavy transverse C17 stack. South-east wing with a ridge
stack carrying 4 octagonal flues and an external gable-end
stack with 2 octagonal flues. INTERIOR. Wave-moulded cruciform
bridging beams to ground-floor south room, which is also
fitted with full C18 large-framed panelling. Cellar door early
C17 plank type, with lock and hinges. C19 staircase with 2
turned balusters per tread. Roof of principals, collars
(moved) and curved windbraces.
(Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or
Historic: Urban District of Stowmarket: London: 1972-).


Listing NGR: TM0463758746

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