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Thorington Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Wherstead, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0263 / 52°1'34"N

Longitude: 1.1233 / 1°7'23"E

OS Eastings: 614365

OS Northings: 241038

OS Grid: TM143410

Mapcode National: GBR TN1.W8L

Mapcode Global: VHLBZ.FB5G

Entry Name: Thorington Hall

Listing Date: 29 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277295

Location: Wherstead, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Wherstead

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wherstead St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

(north side, off)
1/16 Thorington Hall
House. Probably early C16 with C18 and later additions and alterations. Timber-
framed with brick gable wall to right, rendered. Plain tile roof. Orange brick
stack. 3-bay framed original range with added cross wing to rear and later addition
to right replacing earlier structure. Further addition to rear. 2 storeys and attic.
cellar to part. Off-centre C20 porch. 3-window front with 20-pane sashes to ground
floor plus one small C20 casement to left of door. Small-paned casements to 1st
floor. Large external stack to left gable, ridge stack to right. Late C18 - early
C19 wing to rear with bow containing 20-pane sashes. Interior: 3 bays of framing
of stout scantlings exposed to left section. Ground floor: chamfered jowled posts,
deep chamfered beams with tenoned-in joists. Inglenook fireplace with replaced
bressumer. C18 corner cupboard with shaped shelves, fluted pilasters and moulded
archivolt. First floor: jowled posts and cambered tie beams with arch braces. Wall
plate shows edge-halved and bridled scarf joint. End wall of early C16 section to
right is studded with tension bracing and shows a former doorway indicating earlier
range on site of C18 addition. Attic floor apparently inserted. Unmoulded, unbraced
crown post roof.

Listing NGR: TM1436541038

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