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Roamwood Green Farmhouse, Debenham

Description: Roamwood Green Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281463

OS Grid Reference: TM1584864903
OS Grid Coordinates: 615848, 264903
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2400, 1.1600

Locality: Debenham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 6NR

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Listing Text

TM 16 SE
4/39 Roamwood Green Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Early C17. North cross-wing added c.1980. Timber framed, mainly
plastered, part of the rear roughcast-rendered. Plaintiled roof: old clay
tiles to the front and concrete tiles to the rear. 3-cell form. 2 storeys
and attic. 3 windows, C19 tripartite sashes with glazing bars under wooden
hoodmoulds. To lower left is a mid C20 standard casement window. Lobby entry
has mid C20 French windows and wide open-fronted brick porch. 3 mid C20 flat-
roofed dormers. Stack has plain oblong shaft, the lower portion original, the
remainder of C19 date with a sawtooth cap. Overhanging gables. The left
gable has a moulded tie beam with evidence for a projecting first floor
window; 2 original drop-finials and one replacement. Right gable has one
original drop-finial to rear, the remainder obscured by the c.1980 addition.
Interior. Some plain studding exposed on upper floor. The studding in the
parlour is of mid C20 date. Chamfered joists at service end (originally
divided axially into two) and in cross-passage. Service partition removed. 3
rooms have plaster ceilings with bolection-moulded cornices, each sub-divided
by an encased axial floorbeam: this is probably work of c.1700. Newel post of
first floor stair has knob finial. Clasped purlin roof with 2-way arched

Listing NGR: TM1584864903

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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