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Spinks Farmhouse, Battisford

Description: Spinks Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 279794

OS Grid Reference: TM0526253635
OS Grid Coordinates: 605262, 253635
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1429, 0.9984

Location: Valley Road, Battisford, Suffolk IP14 2HN

Locality: Battisford
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 2HN

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Listing Text

TM 05 SE

6/19 Spinks Farmhouse
- II

Former farmhouse, mid C16 with extensions of late C16 and early C17 at either
end. 2 storeys, 3-cell plan. Timber-framed and roughcast. Concrete pantiled
roof, formerly thatched. An internal end chimney of early C17 red brick; an
axial chimney part plastered, part rebuilt C20; an external C19 chimney at
south-west end. C19 and C20 small-pane casements, some with C20 leaded
glazing. Late C20 entrance porch of red brick with glazed door. The core
consists of a mid C16 3-cell house with plain heavy framing; diamond mullion
window evidence, coupled rafter roof formerly hipped at both ends. Evidence
for a timber-framed chimney. In late C16 a large lintelled open fireplace was
inserted in the hall, and the parlour cell was extended by one bay. In c.1630
a plaster ceiling with fleurs-de-lys insets was added to the parlour and an
arched open fireplace at the gable; in the chamber above is an ovolo-moulded
window, and the chimney blocks a late C16 diamond mullioned window.

Listing NGR: TM0526253635

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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