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Bridge Street Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Long Melford, Suffolk

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278147

Location: Long Melford, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

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

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Listing Text

TL 84 NE

Long Melford
Bridge Street
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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