History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

21, King William Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Needham Market, Suffolk

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1555 / 52°9'19"N

Longitude: 1.0508 / 1°3'2"E

OS Eastings: 608788

OS Northings: 255193

OS Grid: TM087551

Mapcode National: GBR TLD.VWD

Mapcode Global: VHLBC.52CX

Entry Name: 21, King William Street

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253681

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436968

Location: Needham Market, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Needham Market

Built-Up Area: Needham Market

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Needham Market with Badley St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

Find accommodation in
Coddenham

Listing Text

NEEDHAM MARKET KING WILLIAM STREET
TM 0855

3/136 No.21

9.12.55

GV II

A rare form of Wealden house, probably late C15; but greatly altered in C17
and C18. 2 storeys with attics, 2 windows. Timber-framed and plastered, with
C18 small panels, raised and roughcast, with broad smooth plastered borders.
Concrete plaintiled roof with axial chimney of red brick; a plaintiled gabled
C18 dormer. C19 small-pane windows; sashes at ground storey and casements at
1st storey. C20 side entrance door. The original house consisted of:
a) a storeyed bay to right, jettied at both front and back;
b) a single-bay open hall recessed at both front and back;
c) a probable service cell to left which would have contained a cross-
passage, but has since been demolished and replaced by No.19
King William Street.
The building appears therefore to have presented a Wealden-type elevation at
both front and back, a feature not known elsewhere in Suffolk at date of
survey. At both ends of the small open hall are beams at 1st floor level,
moulded and embattled, and one tie-beam has similar mouldings on the face
exposed in the hall. Widely-spaced tension-braced studwork. Plain crownpost
roof, smoke-blackened in the hall bay. In C17/C18, the front wall framing of
the hall, and the lower wall beneath the jettied bay to right, were pushed
forward to form a flush facade. Part of the rear jettied wall remains, within
a C19 extension. A first floor was inserted into the hall with an internal
chimney in C17/C18.


Listing NGR: TM0878855193

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.