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Description: College Farmhouse
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 277357
OS Grid Reference: TM0749043600
OS Grid Coordinates: 607490, 243600
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0519, 1.0248
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TM 04 SE HINTLESHAM HADLEIGH ROAD
3/29 College Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C15 and C16 of several builds, C19. Timber framed, rendered,
exposed at rear, with brick ground floor casing to front and gable returns. T-plan,
3 cells, incorporating earlier cross wing to rear, and stair bay. 2 storeys,
formerly partly jettied. 3 3-light C20 diamond paned leaded casements. Elliptical
headed doorway with moulded arch and plank and muntin door. Massive C16 stack of
4 octagonal shafts with moulded bases and oversailing caps. Internal stack to left
hand gable with 2 octagonal shafts. Rear. Timber framed stair bay with blocked
window, the plaster inscribed WIK 177 - (in 1947 said to be 1771). Remains of first
floor oriel window to chamber over parlour. Interior. Left hand service bay.
Plain brackets to jetty. Blocked 4-light ovolo mullion window with saddle bars.
Chamfered cross beams with bar stops. Parlour. 4 centre arched brick fireplace
with hollow chamfered arris. Very deep and narrow roll and cavetto moulded cross
beams and roll moulded cornice. 2 panel door with the hinges. The thickness of
the front wall cavity implies formerly jettied. First floor over service bay.
Roll moulded beams with run-out stops. Blocked window to side of first floor rear
loft door. Post and tie beam with stepped stops. Elliptical arched brick fireplace
to chamber over hall. Close studded cross wing , former diamond mullion window
now internal. Rear window shutter groove. Boarded door with strap hinges.
Panelling with carpenters' mitres. Stair bay. Intact newel stair, with circular
newel post, landing balustrade with turned balusters and ball finial to newel.
C17 leaded light with original fittings. Remains of simple unmoulded crown post
roof to rear of cross wing, the hall roof with some reused smoke blackened timbers.
Clasped purlin roof to service end, clasped and butt purlin roof to parlour.
Granted to Eton College mid C16 from properties of Cardinal Wolsey. East Anglia
Daily Times, 1913.
Listing NGR: TM0749043600
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