EVERGREEN HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1352366
Date first listed:
15-Nov-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
18-Apr-1988
Statutory Address:
EVERGREEN HOUSE, GREEN HILL

Map

Ordnance survey map of EVERGREEN HOUSE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1352366 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 21-May-2019 at 06:27:52.

Location

Statutory Address:
EVERGREEN HOUSE, GREEN HILL

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Woolpit
National Grid Reference:
TL9735162421

Details

WOOLPIT GREEN HILL TL 9762 5/140 Evergreen House _ (formerly listed under The Street) 15.11.54 GV II House, C15 with alterations mainly of early C17 and early c19. Built as a 3- cell open hall house of one storey with attics; a 2-storey crosswing set forward to left (added probably in C16), and a rear wing added to right in early C17. Timber-framed, encased at the front in early c19 gault brick. Plaintiled roofs; one recessed C19 sash-window dormer at the centre. A large axial early C17 chimney of red brick in the rear wing has a frieze of moulded terracotta panels forming a diaper pattern at the base, and a group of 6 octagonal flues. Early C19 windows with flat arches of gauged brick and small-pane sashes. C19 entrance doorway: panelled door with the upper half adapted to give a small-paned glazed panel. Above is a blind fanlight with semi-circular arched heads of gauged brick and painted raised keystone and springing stones. Interior: The open hall has twin 4-centred arched service room doorways and another from hall to parlour. The service cell was remodelled to incorporate a crosswing, probably in C16; the framing is concealed, but there is some evidence for a jettied upper floor on two consecutive sides. In C16 a large open fireplace was added to rear of hall and a 1st floor inserted. In early C17 the parlour cell was remodelled, including a fine plaster ceiling with cherubs, fleurs-de-lys and other motifs. A rear single-storey extension of c.1980.

Listing NGR: TL9735162421

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
280893
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

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].