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Fen Farmhouse, Rattlesden

Description: Fen Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280835

OS Grid Reference: TL9719755180
OS Grid Coordinates: 597197, 255180
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1597, 0.8816

Location: Benton Lane, Rattlesden, Suffolk IP30 0SZ

Locality: Rattlesden
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 0SZ

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Listing Text

TL 95 NE
3/82 Fen Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse, late C16, extended c.1600. One storey and attics, and two storeys.
The house was originally of 3-cell form; a parlour block was added to right
and the hall enlarged out of the earlier parlour block c.1600. Timber-framed
and roughcast. Thatched roof; one C19 casement dormer. An axial chimney of
c.1600 with very narrow pink and buff bricks. A complete set of mid C19
windows with small-paned cast iron casements. C19 gabled porch at cross-entry
position with half-glazed 4-panelled door. The earlier building has close-
studding and plain unchamfered floor joists exposed. The later work has
chamfered joists and beams with lambstongue stops. A blocked diamond-
mullioned window. The later roof has a pair of principal rafters with
collarbeam, and windbraced clasped purlins. A wide lintelled open fireplace
in the hall.

Listing NGR: TL9719755180

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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