If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Cromwell House
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280509
OS Grid Reference: TM0390265965
OS Grid Coordinates: 603902, 265965
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2541, 0.9859
Explore more of the area around Bacton, Suffolk at Explore Britain.
BACTON RECTORY ROAD
TM 06 NW
1/27 Cromwell House
House, early and mid C16. 2 storeys. 3-cell cross-entry plan. Timber-framed
and plastered; the framing is fully exposed along the front wall: the parlour
cell to left has exceptionally close heavy studwork; and the slightly later
section to right is of the normal high quality for the area in mid C16. A 4-
centred arched cross-passage doorway (blocked), and a diamond-mullioned
chamber window. Thatched roof with axial chimney, the shaft rebuilt in mid
C20 red brick. 3- and 4-light mid C20 casements. C20 gabled plaintiled porch
with boarded door, at lobby-entrance position. The parlour-block to left has
heavy unchamfered floor joists and prolific tension bracing with blocked
diamond mullioned windows (one has roll-and-cavetto mullions). C17 back-to-
back lintelled open fireplaces. In the hall are heavy chamfered floor joists.
The later roof has windbraced clasped purlins; the central truss over the hall
has a heavy arch braced collarbeam in place of a tiebeam.
Listing NGR: TM0390265965
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.