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Debach House

A Grade II Listed Building in Debach, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1494 / 52°8'57"N

Longitude: 1.275 / 1°16'29"E

OS Eastings: 624152

OS Northings: 255182

OS Grid: TM241551

Mapcode National: GBR VN6.C4H

Mapcode Global: VHLBH.17WL

Entry Name: Debach House

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Last Amended: 15 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030287

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286481

Location: Debach, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Debach

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Charsfield with Debach St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

DEBACH IPSWICH ROAD
TM 25 NW
(South side)
4/67
16/3/66 Debach House
(formerly listed as Debach
- House and Barn to North)
II

Farmhouse. Early C17 with a mid C19 addition. Timber framed with
colourwashed render and brick skin and Flemish bond brick with slate and
plain tiled roof. Two storeys with attics. Double pile plan. Yard front:
later 2-storey brick outshut masking almost all of the C16 range which has
at ground floor level a stable door. To right and left of this at ground
floor level are 4-light windows and a similar loft window below the eaves
at right. Chimney stack of C20 brick at left below the ridge and to the
ridge of the C17 range behind this is a massive stack with a rectangular
base supporting 4 octagonal shafts which have moulded bases and caps, the
caps having been mainly replaced in the C20. Left hand side: C19 brick
walling to both gable ends and the outshut at right. The outshut is
slightly recessed and has a 3-light first floor casement. The right hand
gable has a pair of French windows to the ground floor to either side of
which are 2-light casement windows. Three light C20 first floor casement
and a 2-light attic casement. The left gable end has a C19 lean-to
conservatory at ground floor level with a glazed door leading to it from
the house at right. Right hand side: lean-to at left with four-light C19
ground floor casements at left and right. Two light window to the first
floor and a 4-light casement at mezzanine level. The gable end of the C17
range, rebuilt in C19 brick has a 1/2-glazed door at right, 2-light C20
casements at left of both ground and first floors and first floor right
with a further 2-light attic window. The C19 wing has a 2-light casement
to the ground and first floor level. Rear: 3 bays near-symmetrically
disposed. To the right at ground floor level has been added a large C20
bay window with a hipped roof with a pair of French windows at either side
of which are a pair of casement windows. To the central ground floor bay
are a further pair of French windows and at left is a further window of 3x4
sash panes. To the first floor are 3 sash windows, each of 3x4 sash panes
and having splayed heads. Two gable chimney stacks to the roof.

Interior: The outshut contains the present kitchen formerly a tack room,
dairy and a pantry, the dairy having its original C19 shutters and hooks in
the ceiling to support them. In the C17 range one ground floor room has
close studding to the walls, a chamfered ceiling beam with run-out stops
and a blocked window, originally of 3 lights with ovolo-moulded mullions.
The dining room has more close studded walling, an ovolo-moulded ceiling
beam and 4 rectangular panels of decorative plasterwork with central bosses
surrounded by 4 lillies and with fleurs de lys to the corners and cyma-
moulded borders. The cross axial raised dividing panel has a central rose
to each half and fleurs de lys to each end. To the first floor above the
dining room is a similar room with a similar ceiling, the only difference
being that the foliage surrounding the central boss in each panel here
consists of fern leaves. Also to this room are 2 blocked windows and a
chimney with 4-centered hearth. Winder staircase rising from the lobby
entry and continuing to the attic.


Listing NGR: TM2415255182

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