138 And 140 High Street
- 6 Sep 2002
- 138 And 140 High Street, Bildeston, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7 7ED
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
BILDESTON HIGH STREET 1.
5377 (east side) Nos 138 and 140 TL 9949 51/49 23.1.58.
II GV 2.
A timber-framed and plastered building with jettied cross wings on exposed joists at the north and south ends, probably originally a mediaeval hall house, but considerably altered. The north cross wing is also jettied on exposed joists on the north side. The south cross wing has exposed timber-framing on the upper storey, and there is an addition on the south end, also jettied with exposed timber-framing on the upper storey.
The centre block and the ground storey of each cross wing is faced in brick (painted) and the north cross wing has the remains of a large corner post with moulded capital. Roof tiled, with a C16-C17 internal chimney stack to the south wing, with 2 octagonal shafts. There is also a jettied wing at the rear. The interior has an open truss with carved spandrels and crown post.
Listing NGR: TL9923049541
Copyright IoE Mr Ben Robinson. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Robinson, Ben
Rights Holder: Robinson, Ben
Plaster, Tile, Timber, Medieval Cross Wing House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Hall House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Jettied House, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House