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Statutory Address:

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

East Suffolk (District Authority)
St. Margaret, Ilketshall
National Grid Reference:
TM 36337 84034


ILKETSHALL ST. MARGARET HIGH STREET TM 38 SE 3/36 White House Farmhouse - - II Farmhouse. Early C17. 2 storeys and attics; 2-cell plan. Timber-framed and rendered, with C20 single roman tiles. An internal chimney stack with 4 attached diagonally-set shafts on a square base in a mixture of small red and yellow bricks. 2 old 4-light casements with transomes to the upper storey, and 2 3-light C20 casement windows with a single bar to lights on the ground floor, replacing older windows in the same style. Central entrance door with 4 applied panels, panelled pilasters, and entablature with console brackets. Main beams only exposed on the ground floor. 2 open fireplaces, with plain timber lintels, one with a rounded back to the hearth; on the upper floor, one fireplace with an early C19 cast iron hob grate. Original upper ceilings exposed: cambered tie-beams, joists with chamfer and run-off stops. Blocked original windows; reversed braces at the corners. Original ladder stair to attic. Roof with full principal rafters cut away for the insertion of clasped side purlins, a lower row of unstepped butt purlins and cranked windbraces. A 1½ storey lean-to addition along the rear, with colour-washed brick walling, contains ceilings of reused timber, and has led to some rearrangement of layout in the main part of the house.

Listing NGR: TM3633784034


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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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Date: 12 Sep 2005
Reference: IOE01/14130/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Skeate. Source Historic England Archive
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