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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
Entry Name: Hill Farmhouse
Listing Date: 16 March 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1030523
English Heritage Legacy ID: 286010
Location: Witnesham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP6
District: Suffolk Coastal
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
TM 15 SE
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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