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Bleak House, Fornham St Martin

Description: Bleak House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 284089

OS Grid Reference: TL8529866830
OS Grid Coordinates: 585298, 266830
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2684, 0.7142

Location: Thetford Road, Fornham St Martin, Suffolk IP31 1SW

Locality: Fornham St Martin
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 1SW

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following:
TL 86 NE
2/25 Hill House


The address shall be amended to read:

Bleak House



2/25 Hill House


House. Early C19 front, possibly older core; mid-C19 addition at rear. 3-
storey front range, with basement: 2 storey rear. White brick front range,
probably encasing older timber-framing, colour-washed brick to rear; slate
roofs. End chimney-stacks to each range. 3 windows: small-paned sashes in
flush frames with flat gauged arches. Entrance up a short flight of stone
steps with curved railings to each side; portico with replaced post supports
and wrought-iron balcony above; double doors with segmental-arched fanlight
above. The rear section , with facade facing north, has a pitched roof, 3
small-paned sash windows in deep reveals, and a circular blank window in the
apex of the gable. A central doorway in a rounded arch with a semi-circular
traceried fanlight and a blank window above. The front range has small late
Georgian fireplace surrounds and a fine geometrical stair, with plain
balusters and curved handrail, rising the whole height of the house. The
house stands sideways-on to the road.

Listing NGR: TL8529866830

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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