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Feoffee Farmhouse, Ashbocking

Description: Feoffee Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279625

OS Grid Reference: TM1847254695
OS Grid Coordinates: 618472, 254695
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1473, 1.1918

Location: B1077, Ashbocking, Suffolk IP6 9JX

Locality: Ashbocking
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP6 9JX

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Listing Text

TM 15 SE
7/6 Feoffee Farmhouse
Farmhouse, mid C16 with alterations of mid C17 and later. 3-cell lobby-
entrance plan. 1 storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Pantiled
roof with C20 gabled casement dormers. An axial chimney of red brick,
possibly of c.1662 (see below). Battened and boarded door of c.1980 at lobby-
entrance position. Unchamfered C16 floor joists are exposed in ground floor
rooms. Inserted back-to-back C17 lintelled fireplaces in hall and parlour.
This moated site, with its farm, was bequeathed by John Austin (will d.1432),
for the upkeep of the church of Ashbocking, and the residue to the poor of the
Parish. Minute books of the Trustees survive from at least 1662,when
reference to the construction of a chimney is included.

Listing NGR: TM1847254695

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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