Description: Debenham House
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281475
OS Grid Reference: TM1736363675
OS Grid Coordinates: 617363, 263675
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2284, 1.1814
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DEBENHAM ASPALL ROAD
TM 16 SE
6/51 No.52 (Debenham House)
Former farmhouse. First half of C16. Timber framed, pebbledash-rendered,
plaintiled roof. 3-cell, cross-entry type. 2 storeys. Mainly 2-light
casement windows of late C19. 2 other upper windows, one of late C17 with
moulded square mullions. 6-panel door, the 4 upper panels glazed. Wide lean-
to open porch on timber posts. Internal stack with old shaft, partly
rendered. Interior. 6-bay frame with full-height studding, partly exposed.
Tension braces in right gable end. Hall and parlour have good chamfered-joist
ceilings, the bridging beam in the hall with broach stop-chamfers. Stack has
a bay but is probably a slightly later insertion. Intact plain crown-post
roof with longitudinal bracing; the only ornament is chamfering on the crown-
post over the hall chamber.
Listing NGR: TM1736363675
Source: English Heritage
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