The Wild Man

18 Apr 2003
The Wild Man, High Street, Sproughton, Babergh, Suffolk
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TM 1244 SPROUGHTON HIGH STREET 6/40 The Wild Man GV II Public House. Early and later C16, altered, with extensive C20 additions, to rear. Timber framed, rendered, gabletted tile roof. L plan, with former 2 bay hall and crosswing. 1 storeys and cellar. 3 C20 timber casements. Off centre blocked doorway with 6 panel door beneath flat canopy on brackets. 3 dormer casements to left and right of 2 lights, that to centre of 3 lights.

Inserted brick stacks to rear of ridge and in left hand return.

Interior: Much of rear ground floor frame removed though main posts remain.

Brick stack, much altered C20, with stair behind. To left of stack stop chamfered spinal beam and horizontal joists, to right the joists replaced or ceiled over.

First floor frame partly exposed, particularly in the crosswing. Tall square crown post with slender braces and some smoke blackened rafters. Crosswing, tie beam with one straight and one cranked brace, similar cranked braces to closed truss, clasped purlin roof with some windbraces.

Listing NGR: TM1223944979


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0050 IOE Records taken by Stuart Appleby; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Stuart Appleby. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Appleby, Stuart

Rights Holder: Appleby, Stuart


Brick, Render, Tile, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed Building, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Public House, Commercial, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational