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Brickwall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wetherden, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2211 / 52°13'15"N

Longitude: 0.944 / 0°56'38"E

OS Eastings: 601192

OS Northings: 262184

OS Grid: TM011621

Mapcode National: GBR SJ4.RH1

Mapcode Global: VHKDG.9FXN

Entry Name: Brickwall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280717

Location: Haughley, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Haughley

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wetherden St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

WETHERDEN STOWMARKET ROAD
TM 06 SW

4/234 Nos 1 and 2 Brickwall
- Farmhouse

-- II

Former farmhouse, now two houses. Built in 2 stages. To left is a building
of c.1530-1550 in 3 bays and 2 storeys. To right is a parlour cross-wing of
c.1600 and 2 storeys with attics. Timber-framed with plaster infill panels
between exposed framing. Both phases are jettied towards the road and the
wing is also jettied at attic floor level. The earlier section has close-
studding with one tension brace exposed. The joist-ends have braces at bay
intervals with moulded shafts, and the girth beneath is moulded. The cross-
wing has wider-spaced studwork with tension and arch studbracing which was
originally concealed by plaster. The fascia bressumer at 1st floor level has
a well-carved trailing leaf pattern. The oversailing tiebeam is also well
carved; at the centre and both ends are pendant finials with shallow depressed
4-centred arched brackets also carved. Plaintiled roofs: an axial chimney has
a shaft rebuilt in C19 gault brick. To left is a C19 gable chimney of red
brick. Early or mid C20 casements; the 4 main windows in the parlour wing are
flanked by original blocked side-lights of c.1600 with ovolo-mullions. Mid
C19 gabled plaintiled porch at lobby-entrance position: cusped and pierced
bargeboards, and pointed boarded and battened door. Interior not examined.


Listing NGR: TM0119262184

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