1-4 Church Street

22 Jul 2002
1-4 Church Street, Wetheringsett Cum Brockford, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14 5PH
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


GV II 4 cottages. An early-mid C16 house, with earlier work to left, probably included in a bequest to the parish by William Redham in 1553. Parish Poor House in C17, converted into almshouses in C18. 3 of the dwellings are now in private ownership. Timber framed, the front wall rebuilt in red brick in mid C18, the remainder rendered. Roof of concrete pantiles. Main block 2 storeys and attic; 1-storey earlier section to left, l-storey and one-storey in-line additions to right. Upper floor has a range of 4 C18 2-light casement windows with diamond-leaded panes. On ground floor, 2-light windows of c.1900, each light with a single horizontal glazing bar, under segmental arches. 1-storey sections each have one raking dormer with windows as ground floor. 5 doorways, all with semi-glazed boarded doors. Old stack set against rear wall, the shaft partly rebuilt and enlarged; 2 other stacks are probably C18 additions. Interior. Main range has heavy studding with reversed braces, fully exposed in No.4. Heavy tie beam braces. Chamfered-joist ceiling in No.4, fully roll-moulded bridging beams in Nos. 2 & 3, the joists plastered over. Open fireplace against rear wall, mostly within No.3: this is a later introduction. Old attic stair at rear of No.4. Clasped purlin roof with arched wind bracing. Earlier work to left: good close studding with remains of diamond-mullioned gable window; plain joists with original trimming for a stair; clasped purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM1270566743


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Photographer: Cooper, John

Rights Holder: Cooper, John


Brick, Concrete, Pantile, Render, Timber, Medieval House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, Workhouse, Health And Welfare, Residential Building, Almshouse, Religious Ritual And Funerary