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Latitude: 52.1342 / 52°8'2"N
Longitude: 1.1436 / 1°8'36"E
OS Eastings: 615239
OS Northings: 253089
OS Grid: TM152530
Mapcode National: GBR TLX.1YG
Mapcode Global: VHLBD.RMX9
Entry Name: Old Hall Farmhouse
Listing Date: 22 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1182665
English Heritage Legacy ID: 279743
Location: Hemingstone, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Hemingstone
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Hemingstone St Gregory
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
HEMINGSTONE MAIN ROAD
TM 15 SE
7/124 Old Hall Farmhouse
Farmhouse, early C17 (said to be of 1602, but possibly c,1630). Remodelling
of C18, and rear extension of c.1970. 2 storeys and attics. Half H plan; the
centre range of one window is unusually narrow. Timber-framed and plastered.
Plaintiled roofs; both cross-wings are hipped (possibly an C18 alteration).
To rear of the right hand wing is an original chimney of red brick with 3
detached square shafts. A matching chimney at left-hand wing has a rebuilt
shaft. Good original dormer in rear roof slope with ovolo-moulded mullioned
window. Late C18 casements with transomes; hinged boarded external shutters
at ground storey. Central entrance doorway of c.1970, in the mid C18 manner;
6-panelled door with architrave and pediment. In the narrow centre range is a
good early C17 dogleg staircase with carved and pierced newel finials and
widely-spaced turned balusters. Lighting the stairs is an ovolo-moulded
mullioned and transomed window. The parlour has moulded plaster cornices; and
a pair of fitted oak cupboards flank the window, forming a bay. The chamber
above has a similar arrangement but the cupboards are in wainscotting. In the
kitchen wing to right is a large segmental-arched fireplace, and cable-pattern
plaster on the ceiling beams. Slender close-studding. 2-tier butt-purlin
roof, the upper tier wind-braced. The house has many minor items of joinery
and ironmongery which contribute to its character.
Listing NGR: TM1523953089
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