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The Walnuts

A Grade II Listed Building in Harkstead, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9678 / 51°58'4"N

Longitude: 1.1831 / 1°10'59"E

OS Eastings: 618754

OS Northings: 234710

OS Grid: TM187347

Mapcode National: GBR VQ6.RXK

Mapcode Global: VHLC6.GSBV

Entry Name: The Walnuts

Listing Date: 23 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277441

Location: Harkstead, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Harkstead

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Harkstead St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


5/22 The Walnuts

- II

House. C13/C14 core with C15/C16 and later alterations and additions. Timber-
framed and plastered. Red pantiled roofs. External left chimneystacks to right
and left ranges, right stack through ridge of left range. One storey and attics.
Left range, two storey right range, this with hipped roof with gablet. 2:1 C20
casements. C20 porch and door to left range, C20 French windows to right range.
C20 rear extensions. The original left range of C13/C14 has a crosswing to right
which appears to be C15/C16. The original range to left has heavy, widely spaced
wall studs with a large halved arch brace visible to front wall. Below the top
plate is a blocked original window with closely set diamond mullions. Although
much worn the splayed top plate scarfs have undersquinted abutments. The roof is
boarded below the collars, the apex not visible at time of resurvey, but some
original rafters appear to be intact. Inserted ceiling to ground floor. Inserted
back to back inglenook fireplace serving left and right ranges, that to right
blocked and with segmental arch to bake-oven. Jowled storey posts to right range
and top plate only visible at time of resurvey.

Listing NGR: TM1875434710

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

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