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Barnaby Farmhouse, Rishangles

Description: Barnaby Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281324

OS Grid Reference: TM1683468007
OS Grid Coordinates: 616834, 268007
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2674, 1.1764

Locality: Rishangles
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 7LB

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Listing Text

TM 16 NE
4/43 Barnaby Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. C16, in 2 or more phases, a service wing to rear forming L-shape
plan. Front range has parallel rear addition of 1948. Timber framed and
plastered, the ground floor of the facade cased in whitewashed brick.
Pantiled roof except inner slope of rear wing which is plaintiled. The roof at
the junction of the 2 sections shows signs of alteration. 2 storeys with
attic in front range. 3 windows, old casements to first floor, mid C20
casements under segmental arches to ground floor. Mid C20 panelled entrance
door. External stack, probably C17, against left gable end. Service wing has
various casement windows and an internal stack with plain red brick shaft.
Maid room in front range has cross-beamed ceiling, the bridging beam with
evidence for short braces to the wallposts; very heavy, closely-spaced plain
joists. Open fireplace in gable end. Chamber above has some good studding in
rear wall and long solid braces to the central tie beam. Roof over this
section is a replacement of c.1700. Right hand room of front range is entered
by a 4-centre arched doorway with leaf-carved spandrels, apparently in situ.
Open fireplace with mutilated embattled lintol. About 1 metre behind the
stack is a bridging beam with broach stop-chamfers. Upper floor has plain
studding. 3-bay chamber behind stack with 2 cambered open tie beams, one
arched-braced, the other with no evidence for bracing. Wind-braced clasped
purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM1683468007

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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