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Chestnut Farmhouse, Barham

Description: Chestnut Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279197

OS Grid Reference: TM1485651725
OS Grid Coordinates: 614856, 251725
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1221, 1.1371

Location: Mill Lane, Barham, Suffolk IP6 0QD

Locality: Barham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP6 0QD

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Listing Text

TM 15 SW
Chestnut Farmhouse
Farmhouse, late C16. 3-cell plan; the parlour cell to left is of cross-wing
form. 2 storeys, with attics in the cross-wing. Timber-framed and plastered.
plaintiled roofs. A good original axial chimney of red brick, the 4 octagonal
flues have moulded bases and a square plinth. Mainly C20 casements, some with
leaded lights. Two 1st floor windows, of 3 and 4 lights, are original; they
have ovolo-moulded mullions and leaded glazing of diamond and hexagonal panes
with early crown glass - a rare survival. Other early windows have been
unblocked, and some glazed in C20. C20 Oak plank entrance door. Some ovolo-
moulded main beams; one in the parlour chamber has ogee mouldings. 2 original
open fireplaces. A section of C16 panelling in the hall may be part of a
cross-passage screen. Several moulded plank doors, and a little early C18
joinery. Clasped Purlin roof. N.B.L

Listing NGR: TM1485651725

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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