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A Grade II Listed Building in Wenham Magna, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0273 / 52°1'38"N

Longitude: 1.0193 / 1°1'9"E

OS Eastings: 607228

OS Northings: 240842

OS Grid: TM072408

Mapcode National: GBR TMX.SMW

Mapcode Global: VHKFG.M96R

Entry Name: Vauxhall

Listing Date: 30 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351957

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278848

Location: Wenham Magna, Babergh, Suffolk, CO7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Wenham Magna

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Great Wenham

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text



House. Circa 1500. Timber framed and plastered, red plain tiled roof, large off
centre red brick chimney stack. 2 storeys and attics. C19 barge boards with
pendants to return gables. A long building with 2 first floor and 2 ground floor
windows, central C20 gabled porch. All windows C20 3-light casements with
transoms, attic window to return. There is a C18/C19 restored C20 red brick rear
window range, gabled C20 porch. Internally the large back to back inglenook
fireplaces are blocked but one large cambered mantel beam is exposed; coved
cornices to ceilings. Flat section ceiling beams, stop chamfered bridging
joists. Jowled storey posts to around and first floors. Tie beams originally
arched braced with 3 pegs. Closely set wall studs. Blocked original window.
Halved and bridled top plate scarf. Side purlin roof with heavy cambered
collars. Moated site. The Manor and Advowson of Great Wneham were anciently
held by the Vaux Family and later appropriated to Leight Priory, Essex. White's
"Directory of Suffolk" 1844.

Listing NGR: TM0722840842

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