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Oak Tree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Westhall, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3878 / 52°23'16"N

Longitude: 1.5249 / 1°31'29"E

OS Eastings: 639954

OS Northings: 282486

OS Grid: TM399824

Mapcode National: GBR XN9.8CF

Mapcode Global: VHM6X.D70W

Entry Name: Oak Tree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032060

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282118

Location: Westhall, Waveney, Suffolk, IP19

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Westhall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Westhall St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


2/44 Oak Tree Farmhouse

- II

Former farmhouse. Circa 1600. 2 storeys and attics; 2-cell lobby entrance
form to front range. Timber-framed core, fronted in C19 white brick, with the
remaining walls encased in red brick. C20 concrete pantiles. An internal
chimney-stack with 4 attached hexagonal shafts and small moulded brick horses,
heads on the base (cf. Willingham Hall and the Manor House, Walberswick). C
20 cross windows and glazed porch. One early C19 pointed Gothic window in the
north end. Framing exposed inside. Both ground-floor rooms have plain
ceilings: stepped stops with groove to joists; one open fireplace with remains
of timber lintel. In one first floor room, a fireplace with rusticated
plastering to the brick arch. In the rear wall of the ground floor an
original 2-light window with ovolo-moulded mullion, blocked, and an original
doorway, square-headed and chamfered. Newel stair beside the stack. Widely-
spaced studs, arched braces to corners. Original upper ceilings. Several
good moulded plank doors. The remains of a C16 wing at the rear has one bay
with plain heavy joists, and an end chimney-stack.

Listing NGR: TM3995482486

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

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