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Little Causeway Farmhouse, Hitcham

Description: Little Causeway Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 April 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 277189

OS Grid Reference: TL9875251863
OS Grid Coordinates: 598752, 251863
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1293, 0.9023

Location: 3 The Causeway, Hitcham, Suffolk IP7 7NE

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

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

B 115
TL 9851 48/413 Little Causeway Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now house. C15, remodelled in C17; divided into two
dwellings and extended to right in mid C18. Render over timber
frame and brick; gabled plain old tile roof with pantiles to
rear; brick ridge stacks, finished in C19 brick. C15 open-hall
plan, with 2-bay hall to left of probable floored chamber in bays
to right, which was incorporated within the mid C18 extension(
forming of a 2-unit house with a central lobby entrance. One
storey and attic; 3-window range. Blocked door to lobby
entrance on right; mid C20 lean-to porch at angle with mid C20
garage extension to left. Mid C20 two and 3-light casements,
including two gabled dormers. Mid C20 casements and dormers to
rear. Interior: C15 three-bay roof with smoke-blackened
rafters: Former open-hall to left of 2 bays, with chamfered wall
posts, arch braces and tie beams to crown-post truss with 4-way
bracing to collar and collar purlin; C15 smoke-blackened
partition dividing hall from bay to right, which probably formed
a storeyed chamber end. Hall remodelled in C17 by insertion of
chimney stack and first floor with chamfered bressumer over open
fireplace and stop-chamfered bean6and joists in room to right and
reset late C15 moulded joists and arched doorway in room to left;
bay to right end of C15 house has mid C18 softwood beam and joists
to ground floor room.

Listing NGR: TL9875251863

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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