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Cromwell House, Bacton

Description: Cromwell House

Grade: II
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

Location: Rectory Road, Bacton, Suffolk IP14 4LE

Locality: Bacton
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 4LE

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Listing Text

TM 06 NW

1/27 Cromwell House

-- II

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

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