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Bridge Street Farmhouse, Long Melford

Description: Bridge Street Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 278147

OS Grid Reference: TL8715348463
OS Grid Coordinates: 587153, 248463
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1028, 0.7312

Location: A134, Long Melford, Suffolk CO10 9BQ

Locality: Long Melford
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 9BQ

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Listing Text

Long Melford
Bridge Street Farmhouse
TL 84 NE 6/369 10.1.53.

A timber-framed and plastered house with cross wings at the north and
south ends. Originally a mediaeval hall house, it had a floor inserted
in the C16-C17, and was extended to the north in the C17. At the rear
a long 2 storeyed service wing of about the same date extends to the west.
it was refronted in the early C19. 2 storeys and attics. The cross wings
have jettied upper storeys on the east front. 1:2:1 window range, casements
witn early C19 stucco hood moulds. The lst storey windows are 2-light
and the ground storey windows are 3 and 4-light, with mullions and transomes.
An early C19 gabled porch projects on the front with cut and shaped ornamental
bargeboards. Roofs tiled, with a central chimney stack to the main block
and an external chimney stack at the south side of the south cross wing.
Both stacks have 2 octagonal shafts with moulded caps and bases (restored).
There is a similar stack with 1 octagonal shaft on the north cross wing.
The interior of the roof has smoke blackened timbers and a crown post
with 4 braces.

Listing NGR: TL8715348463

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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