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Brickwall Farmhouse, Haughley

Description: Brickwall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280717

OS Grid Reference: TM0119262184
OS Grid Coordinates: 601192, 262184
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2211, 0.9440

Locality: Haughley
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 3JP

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Listing Text

TM 06 SW

4/234 Nos 1 and 2 Brickwall
- Farmhouse

-- II

Former farmhouse, now two houses. Built in 2 stages. To left is a building
of c.1530-1550 in 3 bays and 2 storeys. To right is a parlour cross-wing of
c.1600 and 2 storeys with attics. Timber-framed with plaster infill panels
between exposed framing. Both phases are jettied towards the road and the
wing is also jettied at attic floor level. The earlier section has close-
studding with one tension brace exposed. The joist-ends have braces at bay
intervals with moulded shafts, and the girth beneath is moulded. The cross-
wing has wider-spaced studwork with tension and arch studbracing which was
originally concealed by plaster. The fascia bressumer at 1st floor level has
a well-carved trailing leaf pattern. The oversailing tiebeam is also well
carved; at the centre and both ends are pendant finials with shallow depressed
4-centred arched brackets also carved. Plaintiled roofs: an axial chimney has
a shaft rebuilt in C19 gault brick. To left is a C19 gable chimney of red
brick. Early or mid C20 casements; the 4 main windows in the parlour wing are
flanked by original blocked side-lights of c.1600 with ovolo-mullions. Mid
C19 gabled plaintiled porch at lobby-entrance position: cusped and pierced
bargeboards, and pointed boarded and battened door. Interior not examined.

Listing NGR: TM0119262184

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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