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Weald House

A Grade II Listed Building in Mendlesham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2506 / 52°15'2"N

Longitude: 1.0811 / 1°4'51"E

OS Eastings: 610413

OS Northings: 265854

OS Grid: TM104658

Mapcode National: GBR TK8.XVC

Mapcode Global: VHL9S.PPDK

Entry Name: Weald House

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Last Amended: 14 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032253

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281648

Location: Mendlesham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Mendlesham

Built-Up Area: Mendlesham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Mendlesham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 16 NW


No.16 (Weald House)
(formerly listed as Premises occupied by Maclean, Premises occupied by Mrs R. Ward,
Premises occupied by T. Finbow, Back Street)


House, latterly 3 cottages. Late C15; parlour end added c.1600, extended to
rear at service end in C17. Heavily restored 1970's. Timber framed, with
exposed studding. Plaintiled roof. A 3-cell house of Wealden form. 2
storeys. Jetties on solid brackets, some renewed; the bressumers have remains
of moulding. Casement windows of 1970's with square-leaded panes. Part of
service room at left corner now forms a semi-enclosed porch, with boarded side
entrance door. Stack has square, vertically-panelled shaft. A similar but
heavier shaft to stack in rear wing. Interior. 2½-bay former open hall, the
extra ½-bay containing the cross-entry. Arched-braced open truss re-
positioned at upper end of hall, the tie beam with peg hole for crown-post.
Roof over entire front range renewed 1970's. Lower end wall of hall has crown
stud and down braces from it; upper end wall incorporates re-used blades of
doorway as studs. In general the studding is much altered. C16 inserted
floor: closely-set chamfered joists. C16 stack in cross-entry: partly rebuilt
hall fireplace with original lintol. Evidence for a front doorway into
service end suggests use as shop. A further ½-bay at upper end of hall is
contemporary with the parlour wing.

Listing NGR: TM1041365854

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

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