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Low Farmhouse, Bedfield

Description: Low Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281443

OS Grid Reference: TM2381566031
OS Grid Coordinates: 623815, 266031
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2469, 1.2772

Location: Dog Lane, Bedfield, Suffolk IP13 7EQ

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

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Listing Text

TM 26 NW

2/19 Low Farmhouse


Former farmhouse. Late C16. Renovated 1985. Timber framed and plastered,
roof of concrete pantiles. 3-cell, cross-entry type. 2 storeys. 4 windows,
mid C20 3-light casements without glazing bars. Mid C20 half-glazed door,
gabled hood. Internal stack with plain oblong shaft, probably original.
Interior. Modernised, with some studding exposed on upper floor. Tie beam at
left gable end has mortices for large diamond mullions. Cambered tie beam
over hall chamber. Hall has chamfered-joist ceiling with mutilated bridging
beam; against the cross-passage are the muntins of a plank and muntin
partition. Adjacent service end was originally divided into 3 rooms: axially
along the bridging beam, with a further division in the front half. Parlour
has open fireplace with evidence for lining of the brick joints. Roof much
rebuilt mid C20. Partial medieval moat.

Listing NGR: TM2381566031

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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