Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1352486

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jun-1988

Statutory Address: 38, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: 38, HIGH STREET

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk (District Authority)

Parish: Debenham

National Grid Reference: TM 17396 63186


DEBENHAM HIGH STREET (west side) TM 16 SE 6/104 No.38 (formerly listed 9.12.55 as Cottage approx. 90yds. NW of Oakcroft)


House. Mainly C16, the front bays with earlier origins. A single long range at right angles to street, with adjacent carriage entrance. Timber framed and rendered, pantiled roof. 2 storeys. Jettied former gable end, now re-roofed parallel to street. A 3-light first floor casement window with some old diamond-leaded glass. Below, a sash window with glazing bars and boarded entrance door. Carriage entrance to right with jettied loft above: original solid brackets, buttress-shafted wallposts. Loft has a 2-light casement window. Rear portion of range is a former coach house, the north wall rebuilt in C19 red brick. 2 round-headed windows with Y tracery. Interior. Substantial plain joists in 2 front bays; knee-braced floorbeam in end bay. Partition between these bays has remains of square-headed doorways by side walls. Widely-spaced studding with parts missing or rebuilt, especially on ground floor. 2 incomplete upper windows had square mullions. Arch-braced cambered open tie beam at front. Rear 2 bays re-use some sooted medieval timbers. Carriage entrance is later infilling, probably replacing parlour end of adjacent house (qv. Item 6/103). Stack inserted against south wall of front bay: fireplaces on each floor have cambered lintols, the ground floor opening rebuilt. Roof not examined; said to be originally of crown-post type, now greatly rebuilt.

Listing NGR: TM1739663186


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

Legacy System number: 281528

Legacy System: LBS

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