Description: Rumburgh Farmhouse
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 282079
OS Grid Reference: TM3670282643
OS Grid Coordinates: 636702, 282643
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3906, 1.4773
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TM 38 SE RUMBURGH RUMBURGH LANE
2/5 Rumburgh Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C17, in 2 closely-dated phases. Part one storey and attics,
part 2 storeys and attics. Timber-framed; roughcast rendered; clay pantiles.
2 internal chimney-stacks, one with a plain red brick shaft, the other, which
links the higher and lower sections of the house, with 3 attached diagonally-
set shafts. 2-light and 3-light casement windows, the latter with
transomes; a 3-light mullion-and-transome window in the south gable wall; one
dormer with sloping single-pitch roof. 2 doors in boarded porches. The
ground and first floor rooms at the south end have close-studding and ovolo-
moulded main beams and cornice; both beams and joists with lamb's tongue and
jewel stops. The 2 central bays have largely replacement timbers. At the
north end, one room with chamfer and curved stops with jewel., followed by 2
bays of later framing with the roof above renewed. The central section has 2
rows of butt purlins.
Listing NGR: TM3670282643
Source: English Heritage
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