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Church Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Brettenham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.15 / 52°9'0"N

Longitude: 0.8752 / 0°52'30"E

OS Eastings: 596804

OS Northings: 254090

OS Grid: TL968540

Mapcode National: GBR SK1.048

Mapcode Global: VHKDT.4714

Entry Name: Church Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 January 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276348

Location: Brettenham, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Brettenham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Brettenham

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

Church Farmhouse
TL 95 SE 33/201 23.1.58
A C15-C16 timber-framed and plastered building but with considerable
later alteration. There is a cross wing at the south-east end with an
extension to the south-west. The north-east front and the cross wing
have been refaced in modern brick. Two storeys and attics. The north-west
gable end is a good example of exposed timber-framing with jettied upper
storey and gable on fine carved bressumers. The lower bressumer is carved
with the initials R.M. and the date 1587. The windows are modern casements
set in original framed openings with blocked high level windows on either
side. There is an original blocked window in the gable. The main block
has a ridge chimney stack with diagonal shafts. The interior has heavy
exposed timber-framing, ceiling beams and joists, Tudor brick fireplaces
and an original spiral staircase.

Listing NGR: TL9680454090

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

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