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Guinea Wiggs

A Grade II Listed Building in Nayland-with-Wissington, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9794 / 51°58'45"N

Longitude: 0.8258 / 0°49'32"E

OS Eastings: 594164

OS Northings: 234981

OS Grid: TL941349

Mapcode National: GBR RKK.ZJ0

Mapcode Global: VHKFK.8HFZ

Plus Code: 9F32XRHG+P8

Entry Name: Guinea Wiggs

Listing Date: 20 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387263

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475195

Location: Nayland-with-Wissington, Babergh, Suffolk, CO6

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Nayland-with-Wissington

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wissington

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Guinea Wiggs


House. c1615, extended and altered 1987. Plastered and whitewashed timber frame; thatched roof. Lobby-entrance plan. EXTERIOR: one storey and dormer attic; 4-window range to south front. Close-studded frame with jowled corner studs on brick plinth. South front with doorway left of centre, flanked by one 2-light casement to left and 3 to right. All windows and dormers of 1987. One central dormer under eyebrow thatch. Ridge stack over doorway. The 5 studs to east of elevation mark extension of 1987. West return with timber-framed lean-to outshut under plain tiled roof. Main wall with one French window and one twin-light casement to left. 2-light first-floor casement. Gable head with cambered collar and protruding ends of clasped purlins set within undiminished principals. North elevation with 2 2-light and one single-light casement and a lean-to porch, above which are 2 eyebrow dormers fitted with 2-light casements. INTERIOR: south door opens into stack lobby with winder staircase backing onto the stack. West room on ground floor with chamfered spine beam and wide inglenook fireplace of rebuilt brick under a chamfered bressumer. Main room east of stack also with a chamfered bridging beam and inglenook fireplace. Stick baluster staircase balcony at first floor. Internal corridor on south side. Roof of undiminished principals clasping one tier of purlins with cambered collars.

Listing NGR: TL9416434981

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