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Barham Manor, Barham

Description: Barham Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279203

OS Grid Reference: TM1422051033
OS Grid Coordinates: 614220, 251033
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1161, 1.1274

Location: Church Lane, Barham, Suffolk IP6 0PU

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

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Listing Text

TM 15 SW
3/10 Barham Manor

House, formerly manor house. C.1600, with alterations of early C20. Two
storeys and attics. 3-cell lobby-entrance plan. Red brick in irregular
English bond, perhaps originally plastered. Crow-stepped parapet gables.
Plaintiled roofs with original chimneys of red brick; an axial stack between
hall and parlour has a square base and 4 octagonal flues with star-tops. At
the left-hand gable is a similar 2-flue stack; another similar surmounts the
crow-stepped gable of the original rear wing behind the parlour. C20 casement
dormers with gabled roofs. Mainly original mullioned and transomed windows of
plastered brick, simulating limestone, with hollow-chamfered mullions; of 10
lights at ground storey and 8 above, with C20 leaded casements. C20 single-
storey gabled entrance porch of red brick with boarded and battened door. At
1st floor level is a carved limestone coat of arms sunk within a moulded
border. In the parlour the ceiling joists are ovolo-moulded; other exposed
framing is plain. A number of small open fireplaces are original features,
with elliptical heads. The house was altered in early C20 and a wing was
added to rear left.

Listing NGR: TM1422051033

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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