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Little Wenham Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wenham Parva, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0109 / 52°0'39"N

Longitude: 1.03 / 1°1'47"E

OS Eastings: 608037

OS Northings: 239050

OS Grid: TM080390

Mapcode National: GBR TN3.WRW

Mapcode Global: VHKFG.SQVB

Entry Name: Little Wenham Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278851

Location: Wenham Parva, Babergh, Suffolk, CO7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Wenham Parva

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Capel St Mary with Little Wenham and Great Wenham

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 03 NE LITTLE WENHAM CHURCH LANE (EAST SIDE)
3/78
Little Wenham Hall
22.2.55 Farmhouse sometime
known as Little Wenham
Hall

GV II

House. C16 with C18 north double range extension, C19/C20 porch, west gabled
range and other alterations and additions. Timber framed and plastered. Red
plain tiled roofs, hipped to C18 double range, hipped to right (north) of main
range, gabled to C19 two storey porch. The rear (west) face with C19/C20 batten
decoration, excepting C18 range which is plastered, has 2 gabled wings facing
west towards the moat, the southern wing C19, the northern wing probably
original. Red brick chimney stacks off centre right of main range, to ridge of
C19 west range and south of C18 range. 2 storeys. 2 first floor right and 5
ground floor windows mainly C19/C20 vertically sliding sashes with horns. West
face various C20 small paned vari-light casements. The C19 east porch with
3-light first floor window, 4-centred outer arch, mullions to returns. C19
reproduction door. Internally most of the frame is concealed. The large chimney
stack with later fire surrounds. The rooms adjacent to the chimney stack with
heavy chamfered bridging joists. Top plates are traceable under the decorations
including those to the small west wing which was possibly a stair turret or
porch. Jowled storey posts. The bays of the roof to south of the chimney stack
of C16 arch braced side purlin construction, pegged at ridge, intermittent
collars. No inspection of northern bays at time of re-survey or of C18 range,
but there is a C18 cast iron hobgrate to bedroom fireplace in this range and the
northern entrance door is nailed, of 4 vertical boards.


Listing NGR: TM0803739050

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