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Brickhouse Farmhouse, Hitcham

Description: Brickhouse Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276521

OS Grid Reference: TL9802951359
OS Grid Coordinates: 598029, 251359
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1251, 0.8915

Location: Bury Road, Hitcham, Suffolk IP7 7PX

Locality: Hitcham
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP7 7PX

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Listing Text

Brickhouse Farmhouse
(formerly listed under
Hitcham Street)
TL 9851 48/373 23.1.58
A C17 timber-framed and plastered building erected over the remains of
a large C16 red brick building and incorporating parts of it. It is
said to have been originally part of a Priory house built by Catherine
of Aragon. A cross wing at the south-east end has a jettied upper storey.
Roof tiled. The south-east front has a C16 ground storey brick wall
with the remains of an octagonal pier at each-end and an entrance doorway
with small octagonal. piers. The interior has a room with exposed timber-framing
and another with a Tudor plaster ceiling with roses and fleur-de-lis.

Listing NGR: TL9802951359

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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