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Box Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wissett, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3649 / 52°21'53"N

Longitude: 1.4651 / 1°27'54"E

OS Eastings: 636009

OS Northings: 279743

OS Grid: TM360797

Mapcode National: GBR XND.R7B

Mapcode Global: VHM6W.BTXG

Entry Name: Box Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199377

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282143

Location: Wissett, Waveney, Suffolk, IP19

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Wissett

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wissett St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


5/69 Box Farmhouse


Former farmhouse. Early C17. 2 storeys and attics; 3-cell plan. Timber-
framed, with rough C20 render; clay pantiles. An internal chimney-stack with
a plain red brick shaft. C20 casement windows and plank door. Frame in 6
bays, including a chimney-bay; now a lobby-entrance form, but previously
probably a cross-entry. Some good quality plain framing exposed inside:
moulded post-heads to the trusses. Main beams with chamfer and stepped stops
with bar. In the rear wall of the middle room, a blocked window with late C17
square moulded mullions replacing earlier mullions; also some 4-light and 5-
light original windows with diamond mullions in situ. The roof, in 6 bays
corresponding to wall bays, has clasped purlins, a lower row of unstepped butt
purlins, and the remains of arched windbraces. The house is awaiting

Listing NGR: TM3536179765

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