UPPER LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1032635

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1988

Statutory Address: UPPER LODGE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: UPPER LODGE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk (District Authority)

Parish: Wetherden

National Grid Reference: TM 01412 64875

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History

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Details

WETHERDEN HIGH TOWN TM 06 SW

4/225 Upper Lodge -

-- II

Former farmhouse, late C16 with alterations of C17 and c.1900. 2 storeys. Probably built with 3 cell plan, but altered later. Timber-framed, encased c.1900 in gault brick: flat pilasters, bands of moulded brick at first floor and beneath eaves. Plaintiled roofs; an axial early C17 chimney of buff/orange brick with a pilaster strip at the front. Casements of c.1900, those at ground storey with segmental heads and hoodmoulds. Flat-roofed splayed entrance porch of c.1900 in gault brick; boarded door. A gabled 2- storey bay, central and slightly set forward, added c,1900. The house has two cells of c.1600, with good but unmoulded framing; the cell to right of chimney was remodelled or extended c.1900. Close studding and windbraced clasped- purlin roof. Blocked open fireplaces. One chamber has had a series of early C17 painted designs on each plaster panel around the room: a strapwork form in grey with stylised leaves and head of perhaps a thistle;one is exposed, the others may be traced. On a former exposed gable to left (now internal) is some high-quality C17 pargetting with a rich vinescroll frieze and raised and moulded panels beneath. A lower service range of 2 bays was added to left in C17. A number of C16 carved oak features from other buildings were incorporated in the house c.1900.

Listing NGR: TM0141264875

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 280708

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