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Fen Farmhouse, Buxhall

Description: Fen Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 279803

OS Grid Reference: TM0010459158
OS Grid Coordinates: 600104, 259158
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1943, 0.9263

Location: Lower Road, Shelland, Suffolk IP14 3DQ

Locality: Buxhall
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 3DQ

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Listing Text

TM 05 NW

2/28 Fen Farmhouse
- II

House, C16 in two stages. 3 cell plan with lobby-entrance. One storey and
attics. Timber-framed and plastered in roughcast panels. Thatched roof,
half-hipped to left and fully hipped to right. An axial chimney of red brick,
the shaft rebuilt C19, and an C18 external chimney to left. C19 eyebrow
casement dormers. 3-light C18 or early C19 casements with metal windows. C20
gabled plaintiled entrance porch with boarded and battened door. An early C16
core with 2 small cells has major alterations, including evidence for an
inserted upper floor. Fragments of an apparent timber-framed chimney. A
further bay was added to the left hand end in late C16; this work has tension-
braced studwork and base-crucks supporting the half-hip. Coupled-rafter roof
in 2 phases. A C18 or C19 lean-to extension to right, and a single-storey mid
C20 pantiled extension to rear.

Listing NGR: TM0010459158

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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