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Yew Tree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Swefling, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2351 / 52°14'6"N

Longitude: 1.4216 / 1°25'17"E

OS Eastings: 633729

OS Northings: 265169

OS Grid: TM337651

Mapcode National: GBR WNL.S9F

Mapcode Global: VHM7M.L2DX

Entry Name: Yew Tree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 May 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252856

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285362

Location: Swefling, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP17

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Swefling

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Sweffling St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:


4/78 Yew Tree Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse, now house. Late C16 with C17 extension to rear; extended to right
c.1830 and remodelled to left at same date or slightly earlier. Timber-framed,
of light scantling with straight diagonal bracing to rear; early C19 front of
Flemish bond brick, with flint rubble left gable end; hipped plain old tile
roof; early C19 brick ridge stacks and lateral stack to rear right. C16 house
of 3-unit plan with probable former smoke bay to right of centre; late C17 rear
wing making L-plan. 2 storeys; front of 2-window range to left and symmetrical
3-window range to right. Mid C20 bracketed-hood and pedimented doorways, latter
to right having early C19 six-panelled door. Cambered gauged brick arches to
right and flat gauged brick arches to left over 3-light transomed casements with
iron opening lights, restored c.1984. Outshut to rear, formerly used as dairy,
adjoins rear left wing. Interior: exposed timber framing, with arch bracing to
tie beams mostly removed and butt purlin roof remodelled in early C19; rear
wall has shutter grooves flanking ground and first-floor window openings, inclu-
ding 6-light diamond-mullioned window. Room to left has chamfered bressummer
over fireplace in rear wall; central room has stop-chamfered beams and joists
and open fireplace with plain bressummer flanked by C18 cupboards with butterfly
hinges; room to right has chamfered beam heightened in early C19 and late C18
panelled door adjoining fireplace with neo-classical grate. C17 winder stair to
rear of stack. Early C19 stick-baluster staircase. C17 plank doors and early
C19 panelled doors. Late C17 rear wing has 4-light diamond-mullioned windows to
rear, retaining C19 shutters to first floor, and collar truss with butt purlins.

Listing NGR: TM3372965169

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