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The Bull Inn, Barton Mills

Description: The Bull Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 275743

OS Grid Reference: TL7239173756
OS Grid Coordinates: 572391, 273756
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3348, 0.5288

Location: The Street, Barton Mills, Suffolk IP28 6AQ

Locality: Barton Mills
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP28 6AQ

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Listing Text


4/2 The Bull Inn

(formerly listed as
- Bull Hotel)

7/5/54 II

Inn, late C17, with extensions of early C18, C19 and C20. 2 storeys and attics.
From the east:- 3-window range to right of late C17, with a slightly-later 3-
window range to left. A carriage entrance passes between the two ranges.
Walling of narrow red bricks, later painted, with string at 1st floor. Parapet
gables with corbelled kneelers; that at the north end is of Flemish type, with
semi-circular head. Plaintiled roof with central and gabled chimneys of red
brick, one repaired in gault brick. Hipped plaintiled C18 dormers with deep
moulded eaves cornices and small-pane casements. Mullioned and transomed
wooden windows of C18, with flat arches of gauged brick. Central to the right-
hand range is an C18 doorway with large oblong fanlight having radial glazing
bars; C20 glazed panelled door. To the rear of the right-hand range is a good
C17 staircase through 3 floors with turned urn-shaped balusters and heavy
moulded strings; the square newels have ball cap-finials. A staircase in the
left-hand range of early C18 has fretted splat-balusters. In a 2-storey C20
south rear range is a fireplace with reset late C16 carved oak surround and
overmantel; the flanking carved figures are of unusual quality.

Listing NGR: TL7239173756

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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