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La Chaume

A Grade II Listed Building in Wortham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3555 / 52°21'19"N

Longitude: 1.0545 / 1°3'16"E

OS Eastings: 608106

OS Northings: 277442

OS Grid: TM081774

Mapcode National: GBR TJ2.9FR

Mapcode Global: VHL9D.72B2

Plus Code: 9F439343+6R

Entry Name: La Chaume

Listing Date: 17 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280439

Location: Wortham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wortham

Built-Up Area: Wortham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wortham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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1/148 La Chaume

-- II

House, latterly 2 dwellings. C15, extended, floor and stack inserted mid to
late C16, altered C19. Timber frame, plastered. Thatched roof. Originally a
small 2 bay open hall with storeyed service/solar to left, stack inserted and
parlour bays added to left, altered to form 1 storey and attic 3 cell plan.
Recessed part glazed doors in later cross passage and lobby entry positions,
C19 part opening 3-light glazing bar casements with hoodboards, a 3-light
dormer over hall. Taller eaves to later bays, axial ridge stack in original
storeyed bay between hall and parlour. Half hip to left end with a C20 lean-
to outshut. Right end 2 light casements, exposed plates and purlins, weather
boarded lean-to outshut. To rear a door in cross passage position, French
windows, a clay lump, pantiled lean-to behind parlour bay. Interior: parlour
has close studding, double roll moulded cross axial binding beams, reused C15
storey posts have engaged shafts with moulded bases and an elaborate semi-
octagonal bell capital, a 7-light roll and cavetto mullioned window opening in
end wall, first floor arched braces to cambered collar without tie beam,
arched braces in walling, hall has an inserted double roll moulded binding
beam and roll moulded square joists, diamond mullioned window opening in
service end wall, framing largely concealed. Hall roof retains soot blackened
rafters and a crown post with a moulded capital and 4 way bracing.

Listing NGR: TM0810677442

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