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Catlyns Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wingfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3421 / 52°20'31"N

Longitude: 1.2695 / 1°16'10"E

OS Eastings: 622807

OS Northings: 276587

OS Grid: TM228765

Mapcode National: GBR VKW.3RT

Mapcode Global: VHL9H.YDGD

Plus Code: 9F4387R9+RQ

Entry Name: Catlyns Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 December 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381344

English Heritage Legacy ID: 481704

Location: Wingfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wingfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wingfield St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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1220/5/10004 Church Road
Catlyns Farmhouse


House. Mid C16, re-roofed late C17, and alterations of C19 and C20. Timber-frame, partly with C19 brick skin; pantiled roof. Converted to 2 houses c. 1850, and converted back to one house C20.
PLAN: floored parlour-hall-services plan, with the hall and services amalgamated into one room. Framing of 4 bays, with wider bay in centre.
EXTERIOR: west front of 2 storeys; 2-window range. Flemish bond red brick skin on a tarred brick plinth. C20 gabled weatherboarded porch to left and a C20 casement to right of elevation, blocking a C19 doorway. Centre of elevation with 2 2-light casements each floor. Bell-based gabled roof and central rendered and colourwashed ridge stack.
East front is 4-window range. First floor with exposed studs and a tension brace at the south corner. Exposed bressumer of former full-length jetty. Ground floor underbuilt in brick: C20 doorway to left under an open gabled hood. C19 casement to right doubling as a doorway, under a semi-circular timber head. 2 casements between these, and a further casement to extreme south. First floor with one 3-light hollow-moulded mullioned window to south and 2 similar, 4-light windows to north. One C20 casement in centre.
North gable plastered and colourwashed. One 3-light casement to each floor.
Bricked south gable with one 2-light casement to first floor and a single-storey extension of 1960s to ground floor.
INTERIOR: south ground-floor room with a chamfered dragon beam with tongue stops into the south-west corner, indicating former jetty to east and south returns. Main bridging beam with chamfers and tongue stops to west side. Plain flat joists. Fireplace with chamfered bressumer.
North rooms opened into one, with 2 supporting posts added to carry bridging beam, one of which is a reused jowled principal stud. Studwork exposed to north and west elevations. Chamfered fireplace bressumer with elaborate tongue stop to west side. Built in mid C19 cupboard west of stack, with triangular plank backboards. Staircase in boarded well in north-west corner.
First floor with inserted passage on west side. Jowled principal studs with tension bracing to corners and arched braces to posts defining wider central framing bay (remaining to south truss only). South end of passage with C16 3-plank door under a 4-centred head. North room with close studding to south wall and a cambered tie beam. South room with close studding to south wall and C16 rebate in tie beam for a window shutter; inserted strengthening wall plate to east wall.
Late C17 roof of common rafters, one tier of clasped purlins and collars.

Listing NGR: TM2280776587

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