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Fen Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rattlesden, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1597 / 52°9'34"N

Longitude: 0.8816 / 0°52'53"E

OS Eastings: 597197

OS Northings: 255180

OS Grid: TL971551

Mapcode National: GBR SJV.FPW

Mapcode Global: VHKDM.7ZD8

Entry Name: Fen Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180943

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280835

Location: Rattlesden, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP30

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rattlesden

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Rattlesden St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 95 NE
3/82 Fen Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse, late C16, extended c.1600. One storey and attics, and two storeys.
The house was originally of 3-cell form; a parlour block was added to right
and the hall enlarged out of the earlier parlour block c.1600. Timber-framed
and roughcast. Thatched roof; one C19 casement dormer. An axial chimney of
c.1600 with very narrow pink and buff bricks. A complete set of mid C19
windows with small-paned cast iron casements. C19 gabled porch at cross-entry
position with half-glazed 4-panelled door. The earlier building has close-
studding and plain unchamfered floor joists exposed. The later work has
chamfered joists and beams with lambstongue stops. A blocked diamond-
mullioned window. The later roof has a pair of principal rafters with
collarbeam, and windbraced clasped purlins. A wide lintelled open fireplace
in the hall.

Listing NGR: TL9719755180

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