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138 and 140 High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bildeston, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1083 / 52°6'29"N

Longitude: 0.9079 / 0°54'28"E

OS Eastings: 599230

OS Northings: 249541

OS Grid: TL992495

Mapcode National: GBR SKG.VR9

Mapcode Global: VHKF0.P8BM

Entry Name: 138 and 140 High Street

Listing Date: 23 January 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037418

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276195

Location: Bildeston, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Bildeston

Built-Up Area: Bildeston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bildeston with Wattisham St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 9949

HIGH STREET (east side)
Numbers 138 and 140


A timber-framed and plastered building with jettied cross wings on exposed
joists at the north and south ends, probably originally a medieval hall
house, but considerably altered. The north cross wing is also jettied
on exposed joists on the north side. The south cross wing has exposed
timber-framing on the upper storey, and there is an addition on the
south end, also jettied with exposed timber-framing on the upper storey.
The centre block and the ground storey of each cross wing is faced in
brick (painted) and the north cross wing has the remains of a large corner
post with moulded capital. Roof tiled, with a C16-C17 internal chimney
stack to the south wing, with 2 octagonal shafts. There is also a jettied
wing at the rear. The interior has an open truss with carved spandrels
and crown post.

Listing NGR: TL9923049541

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

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