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21, KING WILLIAM STREET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 21, KING WILLIAM STREET

List entry Number: 1253681

Location

21, KING WILLIAM STREET

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Needham Market

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436968

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History

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Details

NEEDHAM MARKET KING WILLIAM STREET TM 0855

3/136 No.21

9.12.55

GV II

A rare form of Wealden house, probably late C15; but greatly altered in C17 and C18. 2 storeys with attics, 2 windows. Timber-framed and plastered, with C18 small panels, raised and roughcast, with broad smooth plastered borders. Concrete plaintiled roof with axial chimney of red brick; a plaintiled gabled C18 dormer. C19 small-pane windows; sashes at ground storey and casements at 1st storey. C20 side entrance door. The original house consisted of: a) a storeyed bay to right, jettied at both front and back; b) a single-bay open hall recessed at both front and back; c) a probable service cell to left which would have contained a cross- passage, but has since been demolished and replaced by No.19 King William Street. The building appears therefore to have presented a Wealden-type elevation at both front and back, a feature not known elsewhere in Suffolk at date of survey. At both ends of the small open hall are beams at 1st floor level, moulded and embattled, and one tie-beam has similar mouldings on the face exposed in the hall. Widely-spaced tension-braced studwork. Plain crownpost roof, smoke-blackened in the hall bay. In C17/C18, the front wall framing of the hall, and the lower wall beneath the jettied bay to right, were pushed forward to form a flush facade. Part of the rear jettied wall remains, within a C19 extension. A first floor was inserted into the hall with an internal chimney in C17/C18.

Listing NGR: TM0878855193

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National Grid Reference: TM 08788 55193

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