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

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History

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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

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