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Symonds Farmhouse, The Saxhams

Description: Symonds Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 283813

OS Grid Reference: TL7849665436
OS Grid Coordinates: 578496, 265436
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2581, 0.6139

Location: the Saxhams, Suffolk IP28 6RE

Locality: The Saxhams
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP28 6RE

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Listing Text


3/106 Symonds Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse, late C18, perhaps with earlier C18 core. Pretentious red brick
facade on 3 storeys masking a 2-span gable front slated roof. Main range 3
windows wide, flanked by 1-storey lean-to's with parapets, 1 window wide. A
brick pediment surmounts the central section, defined by carved brick dentils,
with blank roundel in tympanum. An urn stands on each end of the pediment. The
left hand lean-to is false with a dummy window, the right-hand one masks a
pantiled pantry. Casements with segmental brick heads. 6 fielded-panel
entrance door with matching panelled reveals, architrave and flat canopy. A mid
C18 type staircase in short flights through 3 floors at the rear, with turned
balusters. 6-panel doors, window shutters, a panelled corner cupboard. The
house is vacant and in poor condition.

Listing NGR: TL7849665436

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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