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The Maypole Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Wetherden, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2259 / 52°13'33"N

Longitude: 0.9375 / 0°56'14"E

OS Eastings: 600724

OS Northings: 262702

OS Grid: TM007627

Mapcode National: GBR SJ4.HTD

Mapcode Global: VHKDG.69GY

Plus Code: 9F426WGP+9X

Entry Name: The Maypole Inn

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280712

Location: Wetherden, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wetherden

Built-Up Area: Wetherden

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wetherden St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Public house, c.1530-1560 with alterations of C17 and later. 1 storey and
attics. Originally of 2-cell plan, later extended at either end. Timber-
framed and plastered, some C18 plaster on the front elevation has C18 cable-
pattern pargetting. Glazed pantiled roof with axial C16/C17 chimney of buff
brick, the shaft rebuilt in C19/C20. Two C19 gabled dormers with small-pane
casements and decorative bargeboards. C19/C20 small-pane casements. C19/C20
gabled porch with boarded and battened door; another early C19 6-panelled
entrance door to left. Some good C16 framing exposed: heavy and closely
spaced 1st floor joists, unchamfered, but with a double-ogee moulded binding
beam. The open fireplace in the hall has a lintel with similar moulding.
Tension-braced close-studding and blpcked original windows exposed at 1st
storey. A further cell to left has plain framing of C17 type, and another to
right adjacent to Park Road is an addition of C17/C18. Believed to have
originally been know as the Maltsters Arms. The adjacent dwelling (now known
as Home Farm), was probably a parlour block serving the Inn. (see following

Listing NGR: TM0072862701

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