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Waveney House

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Mary, South Elmham otherwise Homersfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4199 / 52°25'11"N

Longitude: 1.3582 / 1°21'29"E

OS Eastings: 628450

OS Northings: 285519

OS Grid: TM284855

Mapcode National: GBR WLC.86Z

Mapcode Global: VHL95.HFDR

Entry Name: Waveney House

Listing Date: 27 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282275

Location: St. Mary, South Elmham Otherwise Homersfield, Waveney, Suffolk, IP20

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: St. Mary, South Elmham otherwise Homersfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Homersfield St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 28 NE
1/15 Waveney House


House. Early C16 and early C17. 2 storeys; now 2-cell lobby-entrance plan.
Timber-framed and rendered with thatched roof. The internal chimney-stack has
a plain square shaft with corbelled head. Enclosed gabled porch with clay
pantiles, fluted bargeboards, and plank door with applied pilaster strips. 2
windows to each floor: old 3-light casements with pintle hinges and a single
horizontal bar to lights. The lights on the ground floor are deeper than
those above. Framing exposed inside: good studding, and 2 similar, ground
floor ceilings with chamfered joists and main beams with curved stepped stops;
to the right of the stack there is no plaster between the joists. Open
fireplaces, one with a plain damaged timber lintel. On the upper floor the
frame is clearly seen as 2 separate sections, linked together to form the
present layout: to the right of the stack, the truss has bolted secondary base
crucks replacing an intrusive tie-beam; to the left, the wallplate has been
raised. 2 original upper windows, one 5-light in the gable, one 4-light in
the rear wall, both with plain chamfer to the mullions.

Listing NGR: TM2845085519

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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