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Wolsey House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Yoxford, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2636 / 52°15'49"N

Longitude: 1.4891 / 1°29'20"E

OS Eastings: 638182

OS Northings: 268564

OS Grid: TM381685

Mapcode National: GBR XPS.580

Mapcode Global: VHM7G.RCKK

Entry Name: Wolsey House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200619

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285736

Location: Yoxford, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP17

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Yoxford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Yoxford St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-


5/143 Wolsey House Farmhouse


the description shall be amended to read:

Farmhouse. C17 enlarged in c1840. Timber framed; Suffolk brick in Flemish bond to north and
east elevations; red brick in various bonds to the rest. Hipped roof with central depression of
slate turnerized. Two storeys. Square in plan, three-window range to the north and
five-window range to the east. Flat-arched gauged brick windows to these elevations, all with
sashes of an authentic design; scattered fenestration to west and rear elevations, much altered.
Four-bays of timber framing to west elevation, very likely of C17 date, with stack of original
design; spine beam throughout and exposed framing to kitchen bay at rear. The older house
reused as service wing during rebuild: two entrances to early Victorian structure, that to north
set under entrance-porch aedicule with stair hall to rear and having a six-panel door of an
original design and overlight. East entrance with paired three-panel doors to stair hall, with stair
of an authentic design. Cornices to ground floor in c1840 structure of Regency design. Some
fireplaces of an authentic design. A timber-framed dairy with wing survived to 1984. Two stacks
to east half, of cl840 date.



5/143 Wolsey House Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Dated 'R.B. 1840' on plinth of east facade; core probdbly C18.
Symmetrical white brick facades to north and east, otherwise red brick; slated
roof. 2 storeys. North facade: 5 window range, inset sashes with glazing
bars, flat brick arches; doorway with paired 3-panel doors, semi-circular
fanlight with radiating glazing bars. East facade: 3 window range, windows as
north facade; good doorway: inset 6-panel door, rectangular fanlight with
glazing bars, portico on fluted Doric columns, fluted pilasters, entablature.
Shallow pitch hipped roof. A timber framed dairy wing to the west has been

Listing NGR: TM3818268564

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