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Bleak House

A Grade II Listed Building in Fornham St Martin, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2684 / 52°16'6"N

Longitude: 0.7142 / 0°42'51"E

OS Eastings: 585298

OS Northings: 266830

OS Grid: TL852668

Mapcode National: GBR QDM.MF1

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.B7FW

Entry Name: Bleak House

Listing Date: 28 March 1985

Last Amended: 25 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194347

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284089

Location: Fornham St. Martin, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Fornham St. Martin

Built-Up Area: Fornham St Martin

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Fornham

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following:
THE STREET
TL 86 NE
2/25 Hill House

II

The address shall be amended to read:
THE STREET

Bleak House

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TL 86 NE FORNHAM ST. MARTIN THE STREET

2/25 Hill House

II


House. Early C19 front, possibly older core; mid-C19 addition at rear. 3-
storey front range, with basement: 2 storey rear. White brick front range,
probably encasing older timber-framing, colour-washed brick to rear; slate
roofs. End chimney-stacks to each range. 3 windows: small-paned sashes in
flush frames with flat gauged arches. Entrance up a short flight of stone
steps with curved railings to each side; portico with replaced post supports
and wrought-iron balcony above; double doors with segmental-arched fanlight
above. The rear section , with facade facing north, has a pitched roof, 3
small-paned sash windows in deep reveals, and a circular blank window in the
apex of the gable. A central doorway in a rounded arch with a semi-circular
traceried fanlight and a blank window above. The front range has small late
Georgian fireplace surrounds and a fine geometrical stair, with plain
balusters and curved handrail, rising the whole height of the house. The
house stands sideways-on to the road.


Listing NGR: TL8529866830

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

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