THE WILDERNESS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1352208
Date first listed:
21-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
THE WILDERNESS, CHRISTMAS LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE WILDERNESS, CHRISTMAS LANE

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Metfield
National Grid Reference:
TM 30968 80098

Details

METFIELD CHRISTMAS LANE TM 38 SW 3/88 The Wilderness - -- II

House, formerly a farmhouse. 1570. Timber framed core, part plastered, part brick-cased with a C19 red brick facade. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys. 4 windows, C19 casements under cambered stuccoed arches with raised keys. Lobby entrance: a small C20 gabled porch and boarded door. Internal stack; later gable stack to left. Modernised interior but with some good exposed framing. In the parlour an open fireplace with depressed brick arch; to one side a small C17 cupboard with original door. 2 similar but smaller fireplaces on the first floor. A mid C20 stair has been inserted in part of the hall but the original newel stairs are retained. Part of the original house has been lost at the parlour end. The roof is a much later reconstruction.

Listing NGR: TM3096880098

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
280037
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/11035/35
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