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A Grade II Listed Building in Wickham Skeith, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2865 / 52°17'11"N

Longitude: 1.0624 / 1°3'44"E

OS Eastings: 608968

OS Northings: 269787

OS Grid: TM089697

Mapcode National: GBR TJV.RD9

Mapcode Global: VHL9L.CSHK

Entry Name: Summerseat

Listing Date: 14 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032202

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281741

Location: Wickham Skeith, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wickham Skeith

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wickham Skeith St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 06 NE
2/156 Summerseat

House. Late C15/early C16 core with later C17 and possibly early C18 in-line
additions at each end, forming a long 5-cell range. Renovated mid C20.
Timber framed and rendered, thatched roof. 1½ storeys. Various casement
windows, mostly of C20, with diamond-leaded glass. 4 gabled 2-light dormers.
C20 one-storey addition set forward to right has side doorway with plank door.
Internal stack and external stack to right gable end, both with sawtooth-
capped C19 shafts. Full-length pantiled brick lean-to at rear. Interior.
Centre section, part of which was probable open hall, has substantial full-
height studding and remains of 2 diamond-mullioned windows, both apparently
passing through upper floor level. Floor joists set flat, those in the hall
chamfered. C17 additions have square or on-edge oak joists and regular
primary-braced studding. There is evidence to suggest the present stack is an
C18 rebuild, the previous stack probably only heating the hall. Roof timbers
mostly concealed.

Listing NGR: TM0896869787

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