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Vale Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Battisford, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1463 / 52°8'46"N

Longitude: 1.0106 / 1°0'38"E

OS Eastings: 606081

OS Northings: 254049

OS Grid: TM060540

Mapcode National: GBR SK6.J8X

Mapcode Global: VHKDW.GBL0

Entry Name: Vale Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279785

Location: Battisford, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Battisford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Battisford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

BATTISFORD GIBBONS FARM LANE
TM 05 SE

6/10 Vale Farmhouse

GV II

Former farmhouse, early C16.with extension of c.1600. A rare example in
Suffolk of a 2-bay "croglofft" house with an open smoke bay at one end, and a
loft at the other. One storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered.
Roman pantiled roof, once thatched; an axial C17/C18 chimney of red brick.
Small-pane C20 casements; an ovolo-mullioned window of c.1600 at left-hand
gable. Boarded C19 entrance door at cross-entry position. Good unmoulded
framing: arch windbraced studwork. Heavy unchamfered floor joists at storeyed
bay. Roof probably of coupled-rafter form and originally hipped. Moderate
smoke-blackening. Circa 1600, parlour block was added to right: close
studding with an ovolo-mullioned window repositioned in C20 (see above). An
arched parlour fireplace of c.1600. The house is of particular interest for
its rare original 2-bay plan form.


Listing NGR: TM0608154049

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