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Vale Farmhouse, East Bergholt

Description: Vale Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 277217

OS Grid Reference: TM0641834673
OS Grid Coordinates: 606418, 234673
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9722, 1.0038

Locality: East Bergholt
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO7 6SA

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Listing Text

(west end, off)
- Vale Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. Probably early C17 with C19 addition and alterations. Renovated C20.
Early range timber-framed cased in red brick in Flemish bond. Gable rendered.
Brick C19 addition. Plain tile roof. Red brick stacks. Single-storey and attic
range with 2-storey addition forming cross range to left. Early range 3 bays with
end lobby-entry to left. 4 casement windows under segmental arches. Gabled porch
to left. Further C20 door under segmental arch to end room at right. 3 gabled
dormers. Ridge stack to left. C20 brick addition to rear under slate roof.
2-storey range has casement windows under segmental arches. French windows under
C20 conservatory to left return. Interior of single-storey range; somewhat
rebuilt inglenook with timber bressummer. Chamfered beam and joists with tongue
stops. C18 door to centre room with plain beam and exposed joists. Although
remodelled externally, the house retains enough of its character to be of interest
as a surviving example of the once common single storey and attic type.

Listing NGR: TM0641834673

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Source: English Heritage

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