Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1051964

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1993

Statutory Address: BYWAYS, UPPER STREET


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Statutory Address: BYWAYS, UPPER STREET

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

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh (District Authority)

Parish: Higham

National Grid Reference: TM 03514 35738


HIGHAM UPPER STREET TM 03 NW (north side) 3/10000 Byways GV II

House, C15 or C16 timber framing; altered in the C17. Plastered with plain tile roof to 2- storey, gable facing block; slate roof to single storey rear extension. 2-storey block of two bays, with thick, closely-spaced josts running axially; joists to south bay cut away, suggesting a stair. The corners of the joists are roughly cut away. The size of floor joists and their axial arrangement suggest that this structure is the only surviving cross wing of a hall house. The lack of refinement in the joists suggests it may have been the lower end kitchen in rear wing heated by brick stack; bread oven and hot water boiler to kitchen. Upper floor and roof altered in C17. On the left return near the rear corner, ground- and first floor windows with some C18 woodwork. External stack to right of entrance on left return.

Listing NGR: TM0351435738


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 361667

Legacy System: LBS

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