Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1251602

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1986

Statutory Address: LONG MEADOW, HOLLY ROAD


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Statutory Address: LONG MEADOW, HOLLY ROAD

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk (District Authority)

Parish: Willisham

National Grid Reference: TM 06518 50057


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WILLISHAM HOLLY ROAD TM 05 SE 2/163 Long Meadow - - II

An early C16 3-cell open-hall house with alterations of early C17 and mid C20. 2 storeys. Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched roof with axial C17 chimney of red brick having sawtooth-pattern shaft; a C20 eyebrow casement dormer. C20 casements with leaded glazing. C20 boarded entrance aoor; the large suspended flat canopy has an arcaded soffit. An unusually complete example of an open hall house, with framing fully exposed. The 2-bay hall is smoke- blackened. It has an open truss with a cambered tie-beam and octagonal crown- post with 2-way plank braces. Large blocked diamond-mullioned windows in the hall; several others also survive from C16 and C17 phases. Close-studwork with shortened arch-type wind-bracing. In C17, the parlour was enlarged and a chimney built between it and the hall, with arched fireplaces to parlour and chamber above, ana a lintelled opening in the hall. Upper floor inserted into hall and into previously unfloored service-cell. The parlour chamber has C17 open truss of arch-braced collar-beam type. To right a lower range,(possibly kitchen) was added in C17/C18 and largely rebuilt in C20.

Listing NGR: TM0651850057


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Legacy System number: 434322

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