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Woodhouse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rishangles, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2792 / 52°16'45"N

Longitude: 1.1684 / 1°10'6"E

OS Eastings: 616233

OS Northings: 269288

OS Grid: TM162692

Mapcode National: GBR VLJ.271

Mapcode Global: VHL9N.6ZK5

Entry Name: Woodhouse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214068

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281326

Location: Rishangles, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rishangles

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Thorndon with Rishangles All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 16 NE
4/45 Woodhouse Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. Mainly C16. A main range with 2-cell cross-wing set forward to
right; in the angle of these 2 ranges is a further wing of c.1800. Timber
framed with mid C20 textured render. C20 black pantiles. 2 storeys. Various
small-paned casement windows, mostly of C19 date. Cross-wing has overhanging
gables and in the side wall the lintol of a projecting first floor window.
Front of main range has lean-to porch with C19 6-panel door (upper 4 panels
glazed) and reeded architrave. Flanking the doorway are carved pilasters and
consoles of early C17 date, brought from elsewhere, perhaps in C19. The
pilasters have sunk faces with fruit and flower motifs; the capitals (one
mutilated) have acanthus leaves, helices and 4-lobed flowers. Each console
has a carved head spouting foliage and tendrils; one contains a shield showing
an animal, the other a shield carved with a merchant's mark. Internal stack
at junction of the 2 ranges, with plain oblong shaft. Close studding and
tension braces visible internally in side wall of cross-wing. One ground
floor room in wing has ovolo axial bridging beam and slightly moulded joists.
Wind-braced clasped purlin roof over centre of main range. C19 stair by
stack. Encircling medieval moat.

Listing NGR: TM1623369288

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