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Hold Farmhouse, Bures St Mary

Description: Hold Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 278684

OS Grid Reference: TL9220433974
OS Grid Coordinates: 592204, 233974
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9710, 0.7967

Location: Bures, Suffolk CO8 5BP

Locality: Bures St Mary
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO8 5BP

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Listing Text

TL 93 SW
Hold Farmhouse

Former farmhouse, said to have been a flax mill. C16, C17, C19. In 2 parallel ranges.
Rear range. First floor timber framed, rendered to rear, with partly early C16 brick
left hand gable, part C19 right hand gable; ground floor of c1600 English bond brickwork
with C19 patching exposed front wall and front range are in C19 brick. Plaintile and
slate roofs. 2 storeys. Rear range, 5 bays. North elevation, has 4-centre arched
entrance, with 2 orders chamfered brickwork, the hood rendered over. Blocked and
containing C20 sash with glazing bars. 2 C20 sashes with glazing bars to left.
1st floor 3-light mullion window with cavetto and roll mouldings, 2 C20 horned sashes
with glazing bars. C19 wing to south obscures all but one bay of rear build, treated
as one with the extension. 1st floor brick band. C19 2 bay wing with sashes with
glazing bars, similar openings to left bay of rear wing. External stack, the ground
floor in early C16 brick to left hand gable of rear wing. Stack to rear of C19 wing.
Interior. Rear wing. Evidence of original ground floor partitions to left hand bay
only. Opposing brick archway in south wall, the south face of Finely cut brickwork
in 2 chamfered orders, with moulded hood. Exposed first floor frame. Some exposed
ground floor brick in English bond. The first floor formerly jettied to south. Remains
of early windows in south wall. Crown post roof of square posts, some with cranked

Listing NGR: TL9220433974

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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