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Thedwastre White House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurston, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2493 / 52°14'57"N

Longitude: 0.814 / 0°48'50"E

OS Eastings: 592192

OS Northings: 264968

OS Grid: TL921649

Mapcode National: GBR RG8.W29

Mapcode Global: VHKD6.2Q6J

Entry Name: Thedwastre White House

Listing Date: 9 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281255

Location: Thurston, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Thurston

Built-Up Area: Thurston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Thurston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


4/152 Thedwastre White House

-- II

House, c.1530 with alterations of c.1840. 2 storeys. 3-cell cross-entry
plan. Timber-framed and plastered. C19 slated roof: an axial chimney, the
shaft rebuilt in C19 gault brick; a C19 gable chimney to left. C19 casements
of 3 lights. C19 entrance door with 6 fielded panels: simple portico porch on
slender Doric columns. Interior: despite loss of roof in C19, a quite
complete example of a mid C16 house. Tension-braced close-studding: a blocked
diamond mullioned window and evidence for others. The hall has good double-
ogee moulded 1st floor joists and beams, and in the parlour only the main beam
is moulded. Wide open fireplaces; the lintel over that in the hall is
moulded, and over the parlour fireplace there are two sunk panels of
brickwork. Complete cross-passage screen of planks and moulded muntins. The
service end partitions are missing, but the unmoulded 1st floor members are

Listing NGR: TL9219264968

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