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Wassicks Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Haughley, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2373 / 52°14'14"N

Longitude: 0.9862 / 0°59'10"E

OS Eastings: 603998

OS Northings: 264103

OS Grid: TM039641

Mapcode National: GBR SJ0.Q52

Mapcode Global: VHKDH.11Q6

Entry Name: Wassicks Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032706

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280576

Location: Haughley, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Haughley

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Haughley The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


4/93 Wassicks Farmhouse

-- II

Former farmhouse, late C15 with late C16 alterations. A 3-cell open hall
house. One storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Glazed pantiled
roof, once thatched. One gabled casement dormer. Axial chimney of mid C20
common brick. Mid C20 small-pane casements; the original window of the open
hall with 6 lights of diamond mullions is exposed and glazed at the upper
level and another similar C16 window is also glazed. Boarded entrance door at
cross-entry position, with 4-centred arched head of original doorway; open C20
gabled porch on posts. The 2-bay open hall has smoke-blackening. An open
truss with cambered tie-beam and one archbrace. Two 4-centred arch service
doorways; studding widely-spaced with long tension-braces. Coupled rafter
roof. At the service end to left, a deep jetty at the gable-end is a C16
introduction. At the right hand end are back-to-back lintelled open
fireplaces, placed in the parlour cell; this end was extended in mid/late C16
with close-studding. All 3 cells have C16 first floors with unchamfered
joists. Awing to rear right is of late C16 origin, with major remodelling
mainly in C20.

Listing NGR: TM0399864103

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

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