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The Wilderness

A Grade II Listed Building in Metfield, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3702 / 52°22'12"N

Longitude: 1.3915 / 1°23'29"E

OS Eastings: 630968

OS Northings: 280098

OS Grid: TM309800

Mapcode National: GBR WLZ.BMP

Mapcode Global: VHM6V.2PGC

Entry Name: The Wilderness

Listing Date: 21 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352208

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280037

Location: Metfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP20

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Metfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Metfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

METFIELD CHRISTMAS LANE
TM 38 SW
3/88 The Wilderness
-
-- II

House, formerly a farmhouse. 1570. Timber framed core, part plastered, part
brick-cased with a C19 red brick facade. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys. 4
windows, C19 casements under cambered stuccoed arches with raised keys. Lobby
entrance: a small C20 gabled porch and boarded door. Internal stack; later
gable stack to left. Modernised interior but with some good exposed framing.
In the parlour an open fireplace with depressed brick arch; to one side a
small C17 cupboard with original door. 2 similar but smaller fireplaces on
the first floor. A mid C20 stair has been inserted in part of the hall but
the original newel stairs are retained. Part of the original house has been
lost at the parlour end. The roof is a much later reconstruction.


Listing NGR: TM3096880098

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