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Little Beck Farmhouse, St Andrew, Ilketshall

Description: Little Beck Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 282219

OS Grid Reference: TM3870484324
OS Grid Coordinates: 638704, 284324
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4048, 1.5079

Location: Becks Green Lane, St Andrew Ilketshall, Suffolk NR34 8NB

Locality: St Andrew, Ilketshall
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR34 8NB

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Listing Text

TM 38 SE
3/3 Little Beck Farmhouse
Former farmhouse. Early C16, altered and extended in C18, C19 and C20. Part
2 storeys, part 2 storeys and attics: main range and cross-wing. Timber-
framed main range, rendered, and faced in Edwardian mock-timbering; black
glazed pantiles; a brick extension of c.1980 at the north end. C19 cross-wing
in whitewashed brick. A large internal chimney-stack to the main range in
Tudor brick: the 2-tier base has a small recessed blank panel, and the wide
shaft has unusual shaped ends. C20 3-light mullion-and-transome type windows
to main range; casements with segmental arched openings to the cross-wing. An
enclosed and gabled brick and mock timber porch on the front, and a 2-storey
mock timber porch on the back with an open ground floor, both Edwardian. To
the right of the stack are the oldest 3 bays in the building: on the upper
floor, cambered tie-beams and the remains of long arched braces of 2 open
trusses, most probably to a large upper room; on the ground floor a main beam
with 4" chamfer and broach stops. These features seem contemporary with the
stack. The wall-plate has been doubled, and the remainder of the range, to
the left of the stack, is an C18 extension. The chimney-stack has been
tunnelled through to insert a straight stair. Roof with stepped butt purlins.
The remainder of the interior contains no features of interest.

Listing NGR: TM3870484324

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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