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Fen Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxhall, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1943 / 52°11'39"N

Longitude: 0.9263 / 0°55'34"E

OS Eastings: 600104

OS Northings: 259158

OS Grid: TM001591

Mapcode National: GBR SJJ.F14

Mapcode Global: VHKDN.03KN

Entry Name: Fen Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182791

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279803

Location: Buxhall, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Buxhall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Buxhall St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

BUXHALL FEN STREET
TM 05 NW

2/28 Fen Farmhouse
-
- II

House, C16 in two stages. 3 cell plan with lobby-entrance. One storey and
attics. Timber-framed and plastered in roughcast panels. Thatched roof,
half-hipped to left and fully hipped to right. An axial chimney of red brick,
the shaft rebuilt C19, and an C18 external chimney to left. C19 eyebrow
casement dormers. 3-light C18 or early C19 casements with metal windows. C20
gabled plaintiled entrance porch with boarded and battened door. An early C16
core with 2 small cells has major alterations, including evidence for an
inserted upper floor. Fragments of an apparent timber-framed chimney. A
further bay was added to the left hand end in late C16; this work has tension-
braced studwork and base-crucks supporting the half-hip. Coupled-rafter roof
in 2 phases. A C18 or C19 lean-to extension to right, and a single-storey mid
C20 pantiled extension to rear.


Listing NGR: TM0010459158

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