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High House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bawdsey, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0066 / 52°0'23"N

Longitude: 1.4196 / 1°25'10"E

OS Eastings: 634794

OS Northings: 239762

OS Grid: TM347397

Mapcode National: GBR WRG.5QV

Mapcode Global: VHM8L.KTCM

Entry Name: High House

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285382

Location: Bawdsey, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP12

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Bawdsey

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bawdsey St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 33 NW
(West Side)
16/3/66 High House
House. C17 and late C18. Yellow Flemish bond brick with ashlar dressings
and C20 pantile roof. Two and 2 1/2 storeys L-shaped plan, the rear wing
being older, and having a baffle-entry 2-cell plan. Entrance Front: 5 bays
symmetrically disposed. Central ground floor doorway with classical
surround having Ionic pilasters to the sides with moulded capitals and
bases and an open pediment with mutules. Six-panel door with 2 flush lower
panels, the upper 4 being raised and fielded. Fanlight above with
decorative tracery of swags. To either side are sash windows of 3 x 9
panes with thin glazing bars, painted stone sills and flat-arched heads.
five similar windows to first floor level. Five further, similar windows,
though of 4 x 2 panes, to the second floor. The right hand side has a
central projecting gable chimney-stack with 3 flues. First and second
floor windows to left of this, similar to those on the entrance front. To
right of the chimney are two similar, blocked openings. Extending to right
is the rear wing which is of red Flemish bond brick with C20 metal-framed
casement windows being a 4-light and two 3-light ground floor windows and
three 3-light windows to the first floor, and three 2-light gabled dormers
to the attic. Ridge chimney to right of centre. Left hand side: blank
gable end to early C19 portion. The C17 portion is obscured by C19 and
C20 additions running along the whole of its side.

Interior: The rear wing has chamfered ceiling beams with ogee end stops to
both floors, jowled wall posts to the upper floor and exposed studding with
through braces. Massive chimney-breast to ground floor with baffle-entry
at one side and staircase at other. C17 plank doors to first floor with
moulded cross-battens and iron door furniture. Winder staircase to the

Listing NGR: TM3479439762

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