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Widows Nest

A Grade II Listed Building in Worlingworth, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2704 / 52°16'13"N

Longitude: 1.2473 / 1°14'50"E

OS Eastings: 621655

OS Northings: 268545

OS Grid: TM216685

Mapcode National: GBR VLM.Q4P

Mapcode Global: VHL9W.K6RC

Entry Name: Widows Nest

Listing Date: 23 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216217

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281408

Location: Worlingworth, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Worlingworth

Built-Up Area: Worlingworth

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Worlingworth with Southolt

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 26 NW
5/127 Widows Nest
House. C15 with early C20 addition to west. Timber framed and plastered; some
old panelled plasterwork to north. Pantiled roof. 1½ storeys. Various C19
casement windows; one gabled dormer to south. Boarded entrance door to north,
set in original cross-entry doorway with hollow-moulded 2-centre arched head.
Internal stack, at junction with adjacent house (q.v. Item 5/128): plain C16-
C17 shaft set just to north of roof ridge, the upper portion rebuilt C19.
Early C20 addition is in common brick, also pantiled. The house comprises a
2-bay former open hall, the service end to the west now lost. Sooted studding
is exposed at first floor level; tension braces in lower gable end. Both
cross-entry doorways are intact together with one service doorway, the second
removed; all have 2-centre arches, the jamb and arch formed from a single
blade. Most of the open truss is concealed: octagonal crown-post with runt
outs to a plain square base. Stack inserted into upper bay of hall. Inserted
floor has axial bridging beam, the joists concealed.

Listing NGR: TM2165568545

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