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The Lawn

A Grade II Listed Building in Walsham-le-Willows, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3023 / 52°18'8"N

Longitude: 0.9182 / 0°55'5"E

OS Eastings: 599067

OS Northings: 271143

OS Grid: TL990711

Mapcode National: GBR SH4.QYX

Mapcode Global: VHKD1.VDSD

Plus Code: 9F428W29+W7

Entry Name: The Lawn

Listing Date: 15 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281831

Location: Walsham-le-Willows, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Walsham-le-Willows

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Walsham-le-Willows St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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House. Mainly C18 and C19, with an early C17 core. Timber-framed and
rendered front, formerly with applied mock-timbering; facing and extensions in
early C19 white brick to rear; plaintiles. 2 storeys and attics; complex
form, with 2 wings of different dates projecting from the front, both with
pierced and fluted barge-boards and spike finials; the left wing is a cross-
wing projecting also to the rear; it has an overhanging tie-beam supported by
brackets on the front. An external stack of old red brick on the left gable
has 2 high barrel shafts moulded at cap and base; a similar stack on the right
gable has 4 barrel shafts with moulded caps and bases. Beyond it, a 2-storey
C19 extension with coloured brick on the ground floor and render above; panels
of pargetting on the gable end; black glazed pantiles. The main range between
the wings is high, and may have been raised, but all framing is concealed
inside. Old casement windows to front, most 3-light with transomes and
horizontal glazing-bars; some 2-light. An enclosed gabled porch with entrance
door has pierced and fluted bargeboards and finial matching the gables.
Garden front with 2 wide full-height canted bays with conical roofs and 3 sash
windows to each storey, 6-pane above, 12-pane below. To the left, a wide
rectangular flat-roofed bay has deep small-paned sash windows and glazed
French doors with a traceried oblong fanlight: 2 6-pane sash windows above,
and another over the entrance door between the bays: half-glazed recessed door
with fanlight and timber surround in semi-circular arched opening. Most of
interior reflects the early C19 phase of the house, but the left cross-wing
has a C17 core: one ground floor room has an ovolo-moulded main beam with
scroll stops. C18 roof over the main range: 2 rows of stepped butt purlins,
rafters on edge, ridge-piece with applied saddles.

Listing NGR: TL9906771143

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