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Farthingale, Worlingworth

Description: Farthingale

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281416

OS Grid Reference: TM2054268925
OS Grid Coordinates: 620542, 268925
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2742, 1.2312

Locality: Worlingworth
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 7HW

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Listing Text

TM 26 NW
5/135 Farthingale
- II
House. Early-mid C17 with C16 origins. Considerably modernised c.1982.
Timber framed and plastered under a thatched roof. 2 storeys. 2-cell lobby
entry type. Mid C20 2 and 3-light casement windows without glazing bars. Mid
C20 side doorway. Internal stack. Small C17 rear wing with later side
additions. A substantial frame in 5 bays with arched corner bracing,
reassembled from C16 origins; there is evidence for redundant C16 windows and
tie beam braces. The roof, also of C16 origin, has a single row of wind-
braced clasped purlins, most of the components showing uneven smoke-
blackening. On the ground floor the bridging beams and storey posts have C17
ogee stop-chamfers; the joists are small and irregular although they may be of
C17 date. Rear wing has original side purlin roof. C19 newel stair by stack.

Listing NGR: TM2054268925

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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