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Bluegate Farmhouse, Capel St Mary

Description: Bluegate Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 278816

OS Grid Reference: TM0949337174
OS Grid Coordinates: 609493, 237174
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9935, 1.0500

Location: Bluegate Lane, Capel St Mary, Suffolk IP9 2JX

Locality: Capel St Mary
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP9 2JX

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Listing Text

Bluegate Farmhouse

House. C16 with later alterations. Research by present owner suggests a date
circa 1560. Timber framed and plastered. Red pantiled roof, lower level hip to
right crosswing with forward leanto extension. Off centre left and far right
chimney stacks. 2 storeys. 5 first floor and 4 ground floor small paned
vertically sliding sash windows, circular first floor window to right of C20
gabled porch. Internally much of the frame is concealed but visible features
include, heavy chamfered bridging joists, halved arch braces to partition walls,
jowled storey posts, rear mullion window, arch braced side purlin roof, arched
braces to crosswing. Formerly owned by Golding Constable, father of the painter
John Constable.

Listing NGR: TM0949337174

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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