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Bull Lane Farmhouse, Long Melford

Description: Bull Lane Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 278156

OS Grid Reference: TL8731045857
OS Grid Coordinates: 587310, 245857
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0794, 0.7321

Location: Bull Lane, Long Melford, Suffolk CO10 0BQ

Locality: Long Melford
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 0BQ

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Listing Text

5377 Long Melford
Bull Lane Farmhouse
TL 84 NE 6/405 10.1.53.

A C16-C17 timber-framed and plastered house with cross wings at the east
and west ends. The south front was entirely refronted in the C18 when
the centre part was built out and heightened. 2 storeys. 4 window range,
double hung sashes with glazing bars. There is a central 6-panel door
with architrave and a Tuscan porch with plain columns and a modillion
cornice. The east and west cross wings project at the rear and the east
wing has exposed timber-framing. At the north end there is a 2 storeyed
square bay with mullioned windows (mostly blocked) with some lattice leaded
lights on the ground storey. The gable is carried out over the bay supported
on a cambered bressummer with fine carved ornamentation and with arched
braces at the outer ends, with pendants. An additional later wing extends
to the west of the west cross wing. Roofs tiled, with paired modillion
eaves cornice on the south front and a good chimney stack with 4 grouped
octagonal shafts on a square base to the east cross wing.

Listing NGR: TL8731045857

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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