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Charity Farmhouse, Great Barton

Description: Charity Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 284434

OS Grid Reference: TL8882668048
OS Grid Coordinates: 588826, 268048
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2781, 0.7665

Locality: Great Barton
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 2QE

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Listing Text


1/13 Charity Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. C16. 2 storeys: 3-cell lobby-entrance form. Timber-framed and
rendered. Thatched roof, hipped at the south end and gabled on the north. An
external stack on the south gable wall. Mainly C19 3-light casement windows,
with some C20 additions. Entrance door within a C20 enclosed porch, gabled
and thatched. Along the rear wall, a C19 one-and-a-half storey brick and
flint lean-to. This farmhouse, at one time divided into 3 cottages, farms the
land relating to the charity set up under the will of William Howardly, a
former parish priest (d.1492). He left 40 marks, and the residue of his
estate, to be laid out in land, the profit to be given to the repair of the
parish church and the relief of the parish poor.

Listing NGR: TL8882668048

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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