KISUMU

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1352523
Date first listed:
14-Jul-1988
Statutory Address:
KISUMU, WICKHAM STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
KISUMU, WICKHAM STREET

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Wickham Skeith
National Grid Reference:
TM 09072 69745

Details

WICKHAM SKEITH WICKHAM STREET TM 06 NE 2/154 Kisumu -

-- II Former farmhouse. A C16 3-cell house with early C17 in-line addition to right forming a single long range. Timber framed and rendered, pantiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. 5 windows, mid C20 casements with horizontal glazing bars. A mid C20 plank door and gabled timber porch in position of cross-entry. 2 internal stacks, one in each phase, have substantial axial shafts, the lower portions of C16-C17 brick. Interior. C16 house is in 5 bays: much exposed framing, especially in parlour cell which has close studding. Evidence for various windows, including a diamond-mullioned attic window. 2 4-centre arched doorways by stack into hall and parlour. Hall has chamfered-joist ceiling and an altered plank and muntin partition against the former cross- passage. Massive fireplace lintol, the opening altered. Parlour joists plastered over. A particularly well-preserved fireplace in the parlour has undamaged brickwork with remains of lining of mortar joints. Upper fireplaces are later C17 additions. Parlour chamber fireplace has depressed stuccoed arch and a simple monochrome painted design above showing a rectangle with serrated border enclosing a square panel with similar motifs. C16 roof has one row of wind-braced clasped purlins. Early C17 addition is in a single long bay, this end of the house more altered. Ground floor room at junction with C16 end has chamfered floorbeam with nicked ogee stops.

Listing NGR: TM0907269745

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
281739
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.

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