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Barn at Seckford Hall and Spur Wall, Great Bealings

Description: Barn at Seckford Hall and Spur Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285440

OS Grid Reference: TM2527248422
OS Grid Coordinates: 625272, 248422
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0883, 1.2868

Location: Great Bealings, Suffolk IP13 6NR

Locality: Great Bealings
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 6NR

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Listing Text

TM 24 NE
(South Side)
5/76 Barn at Seckford Hall
16/3/66 and Spur Wall
Barn and spur wall. C16 or C17. Red English bond brick with plain tiled
roof. Open plan barn of 6 bays. Yard front: projecting deep plinth to
lower wall. Outshut of C19 date at right with lean-to roof and gabled
projecting cattleshed extending at far left. Between these at right are
the cambered headed doorways of C19 date, now blocked and having horizontal
C20 windows inserted. Cross window between these, all set in what appears
to be renewed walling. To left of this is earlier walling and above the
plinth are a row of rectangular breathers, now blocked. To left again is a
double-door-opening extending the full height of the walling and with a
wooden lintel immediately below the wall plate. The right hand gable end
has a double-door with cambered head of Cl9 date at left. Above this is a
blocked 4-light mullioned casement and to the gable are three bands of
chevron decoration in fired headers. To the road front gable end is a
projecting plinth, walling with a lattice pattern of fired headers
containing diamonds. Blocked opening at ground floor centre. C20 metal
window at ground floor level. Two-light window with chamfered surround to
the gable. The forecourt front is masked by Cl9 lean-to outshuts but
inside these the walling has a projecting plinth and blocked rectangular

Interior: 6 bays with 6 subsidiary bays. The major trusses having tie
beams, collar beams and wind bracing, the subsidiary trusses having no tie
beams and no wind bracing, save to the far northern end. Extending from the
north eastern corner of the barn is a spur wall that terminates in a square
gate pier with stepped cap and globe-light finial. The walling has, to its
road side a lattice pattern of fired headers and a cogged band below the
parapet which is of saddle-back shape. This walling continues at the other
side of the gateway as the walls of enclosed garden in Martlesham C.P. and
forms part of the northern wall of the western garden.

Listing NGR: TM2527248422

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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