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Mount Pleasant, Fressingfield

Description: Mount Pleasant

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280000

OS Grid Reference: TM2565777303
OS Grid Coordinates: 625657, 277303
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3473, 1.3117

Location: New Street, Fressingfield, Suffolk IP21 5PG

Locality: Fressingfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 5PG

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Listing Text

TM 27 NE
6/51 Mount Pleasant
-- II

Farmhouse. C15. Timber framed with modern textured render. The south gable
is partly cased in C19 red brick; the north gable end was entirely rebuilt in
brick in 1975. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys. C19 casement windows. C19 boarded
and 4-panelled doors, both enclosed by a flat-roofed open porch. A late C19
canted ground floor bay to the south gable end. Internal stack with mid C20
shaft. A former open hall house with one-bay storied ends. Blocked paired
service doorways with 4-centre arched heads. At the upper end of the hall a
moulded and embattled dais beam and a similarly-ornamented beam at the lower
end. against the cross-passage. Heavy 2-centre arched doorway to the parlour,
perhaps of earlier date. Plain joists in parlour and to inserted floor in
hall. Exposed studding on the upper floor, with tension braces in the
surviving gable end wall. Cambered tie beam to open truss, the braces
missing. Over the hall a queen-post roof with a ridge piece, all the
components smoke-blackened. The roof originally may have been hipped over the
end bays.

Listing NGR: TM2565777303

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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