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Hill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Witnesham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1161 / 52°6'57"N

Longitude: 1.1876 / 1°11'15"E

OS Eastings: 618342

OS Northings: 251210

OS Grid: TM183512

Mapcode National: GBR VNH.72T

Mapcode Global: VHLBM.J2QN

Plus Code: 9F43458Q+C3

Entry Name: Hill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030523

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286010

Location: Witnesham, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Witnesham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Witnesham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Hill Farmhouse


Farmhouse. c.1500 (partly demolished and rebuilt after a fire in late C19).
2 storeys. Timber-framed and plastered, the upper floor jettied on 3 sides.
Plaintiled roof with internal chimney of red brick. Small-pane casements of
C19 and C20. Mid C19 4-panelled entrance door with broad moulded architrave,
on garden side. The surviving section of medieval work is a parlour block of
unusually high quality. The framing, fully exposed internally, has moulded
components of high quality. At the west corners are 2 angle-posts supporting
the jetties, each with cresting and other carving. At the window and door
positions (now blocked) are pilasters with carved capitals. A blocked window
exposed internally has moulded mullions and arched heads to each light. 4
doorways have arched heads, one with rosette-carving in the spandrels. In the
chamber above, the ceiling joists are moulded and the original fireplace with
cambered lintel survives, blocked. In a small probably original stair wing on
north side, the main jettied upper floor structure with moulded bressummer is

Listing NGR: TM1834251210

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