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Bank House

A Grade II Listed Building in Walsham Le Willows, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.303 / 52°18'10"N

Longitude: 0.9372 / 0°56'13"E

OS Eastings: 600354

OS Northings: 271270

OS Grid: TM003712

Mapcode National: GBR SH5.PR2

Mapcode Global: VHKD2.6C9W

Entry Name: Bank House

Listing Date: 15 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032191

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281809

Location: Walsham-le-Willows, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Walsham-le-Willows

Built-Up Area: Walsham Le Willows

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Walsham-le-Willows St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


3/64 Bank House


House, formerly divided into 2. Later C16, with possible older core. Timber-
framed and roughcast-rendered; single roman tiles. 1½ storeys; 3-cell form,
not all of one date. An internal chimney-stack with a plain rebuilt red brick
shaft, and another later stack on the left gable end. Plain bargeboards and
spike finials to the gables. A lower brick extension beyond the right gable
end. 2 gabled half-dormers, one upper window and 4 ground floor windows, all
late C20 sash-type replacements. Entrance door with 4 flush panels within an
open'timber porch, gabled, with plain bargeboards and spike finial. Interior:
to the right of the internal stack, the end wall has very closely-spaced
studding; main beam to ground floor room with large chamfer; reversed braces
to the upper floor, blocked original windows, indications of a crown-post
roof. To the left of the stack signs of possible roof-raising to an older
core of the house: main cross-beams to the ground floor room with large
chamfer and curved stops. A straight stair cut through at one end, and a
partition wall of altered Jacobean square panelling, probably originally
inserted to form a cross-passage. To the left of the entrance door, a later
parlour replaces the former service area. Roof not examined.

Listing NGR: TM0035471270

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