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Abbey Hall Farmhouse, Great Finborough

Description: Abbey Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279802

OS Grid Reference: TM0111457438
OS Grid Coordinates: 601114, 257438
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1785, 0.9401

Location: High Road, Great Finborough, Suffolk IP14 3AU

Locality: Great Finborough
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 3AU

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Listing Text

TM 05 NW
Abbey Hall Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Abbey
9.12.55 House)

- II

Former farmhouse. Early C18, the rear range possibly earlier. Timber-framed
and plastered, the gable walls of the main range in red brick with random
burnt headers. Parapet gables with internal end chimneys each having a pair
of diagonally-set square flues. Plaintiled roofs; 3 good early C18 lead-
roofed gabled dormers with moulded wooden pediments and cornices; casements
with leaded lights. 2 storeys and attics. 5 windows. Small-pane sashes of
late C18/early C19. Early C18 doorway with Gibbs surround and moulded
pediment, a pair of 3-panelled doors, renewed in C20. A 1½ storey rear wing:
timber-framed and plastered with a coved eaves cornice. Concrete plaintiled
roof with 2 C19 axial chimneys of red brick, one having triple diagonally-set
square shafts and a sawtooth base. 3 C19 gabled dormers, one having a small-
pane sash, the others small-pane casements. C18 cross-casements, one
remodelled in C19. A C19 6-panelled entrance door, the upper panels glazed.
A further single-storey service wing at rear is of C18 or earlier. Interior
not examined.

Listing NGR: TM0111457438

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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