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Barn 70 Metres South of Framsden Hall, Framsden

Description: Barn 70 Metres South of Framsden Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279653

OS Grid Reference: TM2059360002
OS Grid Coordinates: 620593, 260002
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1941, 1.2262

Location: Framsden, Suffolk IP14 6HL

Locality: Framsden
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 6HL

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Listing Text

TM 26 SW and TM 25 NW
2/34 and 5/34 Barn 70m south of
Framsden Hall


Barn, c.1500. 12 bays. Walling up to mid-height of red brick with burnt
headers (a limited amount of diaper patterning); plinth at low level and a
course of splayed on-edge bricks at head. Upper walling timber-framed and
bricknogged with broad arched primary wind-braces to the close-studwork in
each bay. Plaintiled roof, hipped and gabletted. At bays 4 and 9 are three
original prominent gabled porches of similar construction to the main
building. C19 and C20 boarded doors; some dfoorways have been reduced in size
since C19 or earlier. In the side walls of one porch (and perhaps once in the
others) are 2-centred arched doorways of massive oak timber. In each bay are
two narrow splayed cross-windows of brick at low level. Other windows in the
brick nogging at high level may also be origina. A triangular ridge piece (a
rare feature in Suffolk in C16), and canted queen-struts rising from arch-
braced tie-beams. Lower pantiled C19 outbuildings attached to west side are
not of special interest. A large and important example, well-preserved, of an
early C16 barn, which clearly demonstrates by its individual roof carpentry
that it was built by the same carpenter as Framsden Hall.

Listing NGR: TM2059360002

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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