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Bloomfields Farmhouse, Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford

Description: Bloomfields Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281716

OS Grid Reference: TM1366964260
OS Grid Coordinates: 613669, 264260
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2350, 1.1277

Locality: Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 5QH

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Listing Text

TM 16 SW
5/131 Bloomfields Farmhouse

-- II
Former farmhouse. Early-mid C16. Timber framed and rendered. Thatched roof,
hipped over service end to right. 3-cell, cross-entry type. 2 storeys with
small attic over hall. Overhanging gable to left: exposed tie beam, wallplate
ends on original brackets. Mid C20 casement windows of 2 and 3 lights, each
light with a single horizontal glazing bar. One mid C20 hooded dormer with 4-
light window. Lobby entry has lean-to porch with 4-panel door in one side.
Internal stack with small rebuilt shaft. Interior. Much good exposed framing
with evidence for diamond-mullioned windows. Tension braces in lower end wall
of hall chamber. Parlour cell has fine close studding. 4-centre arched
cross-entry doorways and traces of similar doorways in service partition.
Very heavy plain joists in hall. Parlour ceiling has chamfered joists with
run-out stops. Later upper ceilings, all joists set flat. Oak newel stair.
Coupled-rafter roof over hall, the remainder of the roof concealed.

Listing NGR: TM1366964260

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Source: English Heritage

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