WISSETT HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1352575

Date first listed: 23-Apr-1986

Statutory Address: WISSETT HALL, HALESWORTH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WISSETT HALL, HALESWORTH ROAD

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

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney (District Authority)

Parish: Wissett

National Grid Reference: TM 38176 78558

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Details

TM 37 NE WISSETT HALESWORTH ROAD

5/61 Wissett Hall -

- II

House. Early C17 core, with late Victorian enlargements by Herbert Groom. Timber-framed, encased in red brick, mainly C19, but with some sections of Tudor brick; the central range is jettied and tile-hung on the upper floor; hipped plaintiled roofs. 2 storeys; complex plan. 8 chimney-stacks, some internal, some set externally on side walls, in several variants of traditional style: 3, on high shaped bases, have octagonal shafts and spurred caps, the others have square shafts, some set diagonally, and attached corbelled caps. Various 4- and 5-light casement windows, with arched heads to lights and leaded panes in intersecting hexagonals and diamonds; some of the ground-floor windows have transomes, and there is one square bay window. 2- storey projecting porch, with a 5-light upper window and ai small 2-light diamond-leaded fixed window on each side of the doorway. Wide segmental arch to doorway, with triangular pediment and dentil cornice above, continued as a hood-mould over the windows. Ledged and battened door with 2 leaves, and applied pilaster strips. Linked to the north side of the house is a small 2- storey early C20 circular tower by Louis Sarel (see also Spexhall Manor and Fairstead Farmhouse, Spexhall) with a conical plaintiled roof surmounted by a square open belfry containing one bell; both storeys have single-light fixed windows with diamond-leaded panes. Early C20 timbered and panelled interior: 2 bays of the original C17 house, with plain exposed ceiling-joists are visible. The ground floor windows on the porch and the dentil details probably also be Sarel.

Listing NGR: TM3817678558

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 282135

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing