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White Rock

A Grade II Listed Building in Wilby, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2922 / 52°17'31"N

Longitude: 1.2735 / 1°16'24"E

OS Eastings: 623332

OS Northings: 271055

OS Grid: TM233710

Mapcode National: GBR VLG.BRF

Mapcode Global: VHL9Q.1N24

Entry Name: White Rock

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280262

Location: Wilby, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wilby

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wilby St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 27 SW

3/142 White Rock
-- II

Farmhouse. C15 with mid C16 parlour addition forming 3-cell cross-entry
house. C20 lean-to at rear. Timber framed and plastered with weatherboarded
gable ends. Pantiled roof. 1½ storeys. Mainly C19 casement windows; one
older casement window with some square-leaded glass. The right gable end has
a C16 window with cavetto mullions and a first floor window with old diamond-
leaded glass. Mid C20 door. 4 gabled dormers. Good C16 stack: original
sawtooth-pattern shafts with shaped projecting bricks at the base; below is an
oblong inset panel with an upper sawtooth course of brickwork. Core of house
is former open hall with queen-post roof. C16 inserted ceiling with chamfered
joists. Evidence for axial partition at service end and also an original
stair trap. Parlour addition has fine studding and several blocked windows
with cavetto mullions. The parlour has a C17 plaster ceiling with Fleur-de-
lys motifs. Within upper end of hall, the C16 inserted stack and contemporary
newel stair. Roof not examined.

Listing NGR: TM2333271055

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