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College House and Wall to Front Garden, Barningham

Description: College House and Wall to Front Garden

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 284359

OS Grid Reference: TL9671476653
OS Grid Coordinates: 596714, 276653
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3526, 0.8870

Location: Bardwell Road, Barningham, Suffolk IP31 1DF

Locality: Barningham
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 1DF

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Listing Text


1/6 College House and wall to
front garden

- II

Former farmhouse. Circa 1600. 2 storeys and attics to main range, 2 storeys
to rear: 3-cell lobby-entrance plan, with a later service wing behind, making
a T-shaped form. Timber-framed and rendered with plaintiled roofs: plain
bargeboards. A large, plain shaft surmounted by 4 chimney-pots to the
internal chimney-stack. 2-light and 4-light early C19 casement windows in C17
style: mullion-and-transome with small ovolo mouldings. 2 gabled dormers with
plain bargeboards and casement windows. A slightly recessed partly glazed
door with plain jambs, bolection-moulded frieze and flat pediment to surround.
A small single-storey lean-to with pantiled roof on the west side contains the
present entry. Framing exposed inside: ovolo-moulded main beams in both main
ground-storey rooms with plain joists also exposed to the west of the stack.
The service area at the west end of the front range has been remodelled, but
the housings for one diamond-mullioned window are visible. Reused and
replacement timbers in rear range. Adjoining the south-west corner of the
house, and surrounding the front garden, an early C19 low red brick wall with
rounded copings and a dentil cornice.

Listing NGR: TL9671476653

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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