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Baldwins, Rushbrooke with Rougham

Description: Baldwins

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 284465

OS Grid Reference: TL9072661401
OS Grid Coordinates: 590726, 261401
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2178, 0.7906

Location: Rushbrooke, Suffolk IP30 9JU

Locality: Rushbrooke with Rougham
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 9JU

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Listing Text


5/44 Baldwins

- II

House, formerly Baldwins Farmhouse. C16 and later. 2 storeys; L-shaped plan,
with a one-bay hall range and a 3-bay cross-wing. Timber-framed and rendered;
single Roman tiles. An internal chimney-stack between the 2 ranges with 3
short hexagonal attached shafts. The exterior was modernised in the early
C20, and now has a deceptively Edwardian appearance: roofs replaced at a
shallow pitch; 2 canted bays, with brick bases and wide-paned sash windows, to
the ground storey; older 2-light and 3-light casements to upper storey. A
lean-to along part of the rear wall. The hall range has the main beams of the
ceiling exposed, with a multiple roll-moulding and leaf-stops. The chimney-
stack which divides the 2 ranges has 2 back-to-back hearths, infilled with
later fireplaces, but with the remains of timber lintels. The frame of the
cross-wing is exceptionally wide. It was always divided into 2 rooms with
plain framing; arched braces at the corners; some blocked original windows. 3
arched doorheads have been fitted into the studding on the outer wall of the
upper floor, but these are nailed, of a later date, and apparently purely

Listing NGR: TL9072661401

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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