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Hill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0752 / 52°4'30"N

Longitude: 1.203 / 1°12'10"E

OS Eastings: 619596

OS Northings: 246708

OS Grid: TM195467

Mapcode National: GBR VNW.YT0

Mapcode Global: VHLBT.S3VH

Entry Name: Hill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030510

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285974

Location: Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP5

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Rushmere St. Andrew

Civil Parish/community: Rushmere St Andrew

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Rushmere St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 14 NE RUSHMERE ST. ANDREW

3/12 Hill Farmhouse
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- II


Farmhouse. Mid C16 with alterations of early C17 and C19. Perhaps originally
a 2-cell house extended at either end in early C17. 2 storeys. Timber-framed
and pebble-dashed. Plaintiled roof with internal and end chimneys of red
brick. Casement windows of 3 and 4 lights, most with leaded lights. Those at
ground floor have transomes; some are perhaps of C18, but all much renewed
late Cl9 or early C20. Early C19 entrance door with 5 sunk and beaded panels;
broad, finely-reeded architrave. Flat-roofed canopy on fluted columns,
probably a later addition. In the hall is a heavy C16 1st floor structure; to
the left of the hall a parlour cell was added early C17. The parlour ceiling
has a moulded bridging joist and some C17 plasterwork. A further cell was
added C17 to the service end, and the whole building reroofed, with 2 tiers of
butt-purlins to each slope, the upper tier wind-braced. Back-to-back
fireplaces were inserted into hall and parlour. Alterations were made to the
service end, and an outshut added to rear in C18 or early C19.


Listing NGR: TM1959646708

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