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Tavern Farmhouse, Bedfield

Description: Tavern Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281439

OS Grid Reference: TM2300765614
OS Grid Coordinates: 623007, 265614
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2435, 1.2651

Location: Dog Lane, Bedfield, Suffolk IP13 7EE

Locality: Bedfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 7EE

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Listing Text

Tlf 26 NW
2/15 Tavern Farmhouse
- II

House, latterly public house (closed 1962). Early-mid C17, in 2 phases. Main
range extended slightly to right in C19. Timber framed and roughcast-
rendered, thatched roof. A 2-storey 2-cell main range with later 1 1/2-storey
wing set forward to left. Mid C20 small-paned metal casements. In the angle
of the 2 ranges is a mid C20 curved porch, fully enclosed, with glazed door
and windows to each side. Main range has end chimney at junction with later
wing: this has a C19 red brick shaft. C19 gable stack to right of main range.
Interior. Modernised. Exposed studding with reverse-curved braces; evidence
for diamond-mullioned upper windows. Plain joists, set flat but not heavy, in
2 ground floor rooms (one in each section). Clasped purlin roofs over both
sections; a few re-used sooted rafters.

Listing NGR: TM2300765614

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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