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White Swan Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wattisfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3309 / 52°19'51"N

Longitude: 0.9464 / 0°56'47"E

OS Eastings: 600860

OS Northings: 274398

OS Grid: TM008743

Mapcode National: GBR SGT.S47

Mapcode Global: VHKCW.CP60

Entry Name: White Swan Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281834

Location: Wattisfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wattisfield

Built-Up Area: Wattisfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wattisfield St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


3/89 White Swan Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Circa 1600. Timber-framed and rendered; double roman tiles. 2
storeys and attics; 3-cell lobby-entrance plan. The internal chimney-stack
has a wide plain rebuilt red brick shaft. In the front of the stack a high
gable projecting from the roof has pierced and fluted bargeboards with spike
finial and a single-light window in the apex. 3 3-light C20 casement windows
with bar to the upper floor and one single-light window; 3 late C20 standard
casement windows to the ground floor. A C20 plank door with glazed panel.
Frame in 4 bays, including a chimney-bay. In hall and parlour, chamfered main
beams, curved stepped stops with groove, joists chamfered and set flat;
rounded brickwork at back of parlour fireplace; upper fireplace with cut-down
timber lintel. Good studding exposed in the upper gable ends; main posts with
long jowls, arched braces removed; a shutter-slide in the rear wallplate.
Roof in 4 bays: clasped purlins, arched windbraces, collars removed. A
single-storey lean-to added along the whole rear.

Listing NGR: TM0086074398

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

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