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Red House

A Grade II Listed Building in Worlingworth, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2701 / 52°16'12"N

Longitude: 1.2548 / 1°15'17"E

OS Eastings: 622171

OS Northings: 268545

OS Grid: TM221685

Mapcode National: GBR VLN.L2K

Mapcode Global: VHL9W.P6RJ

Entry Name: Red House

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352443

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281413

Location: Worlingworth, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Worlingworth

Built-Up Area: Worlingworth

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Worlingworth with Southolt

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 26 NW
5/132 Red House
- II
House. Early C16 to rear, late C18 front block. Double-pile form. Red brick
with wooden modillion eaves cornice; roof has C20 plaintiles to front and
glazed black pantiles to rear. Older work timber framed and plastered under a
pantiled roof. 2 storeys and attics. 5-bay facade: flush-frame sashes with
glazing bars under flat rubbed brick arches. Doorcase has pilasters with
dosserets, an open pediment and panelled reveals; 6-panel raised and fielded
door, semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing bars. 3 pedimented
dormers with 2-light small-paned windows. Gable stacks. The left gable end
has various sash windows and blind panels; this wall screens the earlier work
by means of a flat parapet before sloping steeply down at the rear.
Internally the earlier range has some good exposed framing. Hall has close
studding and a moulded bridging beam with a band of running leaf carving on
the soffit. In the side wall of the parlour, close to the gable end, is a
blocked C16 doorway with 4-centre arched head. At the service end the C16
structure is only visible on the upper floor. Attic floor has closely-spaced
plain joists set flat. Roof has 2 rows of wind-braced butt purlins; over the
hall and parlour chambers there are slightly cambered collars with long solid
arched braces meeting at the centre. Front range has original well stair with
stick balusters, in 2 flights.

Listing NGR: TM2217168545

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