Description: Brookvale Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280868
OS Grid Reference: TL9852259378
OS Grid Coordinates: 598522, 259378
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1969, 0.9034
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RATTLESDEN STOWMARKET ROAD
TL 95 NE
3/115 Brookvale Farmhouse
Former farmhouse, early C17 with mid C19 alterations. 2 storeys and attics.
3-cell plan. Timber-framed and plastered. Plaintiled roofs with C19
decorative bargeboards. An axial chimney, the shaft rebuilt in C19 red brick.
C19 and C20 small-pane casements: some C17 diamond-mullioned windows are
exposed and glazed. A mid C19 extension of painted brick added to west side,
at which time the earlier walling was underbuilt in brick. Unmoulded framing
fully exposed internally: floor joists laid flat in the hall with chamfered
and unchamfered joists mixed - probably taken from a C16 building. Open
Listing NGR: TL9852259378
Source: English Heritage
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