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Latitude: 52.1028 / 52°6'10"N
Longitude: 0.7312 / 0°43'52"E
OS Eastings: 587153
OS Northings: 248463
OS Grid: TL871484
Mapcode National: GBR QGR.5PL
Mapcode Global: VHKDX.MDFT
Entry Name: Bridge Street Farmhouse
Listing Date: 10 January 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1036574
English Heritage Legacy ID: 278147
Location: Long Melford, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10
Civil Parish: Long Melford
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Long Melford Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TL 84 NE
Bridge Street Farmhouse
A timber-framed and plastered house with cross wings at the north and
south ends. Originally a medieval hall house, it had a floor inserted
in the C16-C17, and was extended to the north in the C17. At the rear
a long 2 storeyed service wing of about the same date extends to the west.
it was refronted in the early C19. 2 storeys and attics. The cross wings
have jettied upper storeys on the east front. 1:2:1 window range, casements
witn early C19 stucco hood moulds. The first storey windows are 2-light
and the ground storey windows are 3 and 4-light, with mullions and transomes.
An early C19 gabled porch projects on the front with cut and shaped ornamental
bargeboards. Roofs tiled, with a central chimney stack to the main block
and an external chimney stack at the south side of the south cross wing.
Both stacks have 2 octagonal shafts with moulded caps and bases (restored).
There is a similar stack with 1 octagonal shaft on the north cross wing.
The interior of the roof has smoke blackened timbers and a crown post
with 4 braces.
Listing NGR: TL8715348463
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