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Field Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Fakenham Magna, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3559 / 52°21'21"N

Longitude: 0.8026 / 0°48'9"E

OS Eastings: 590952

OS Northings: 276789

OS Grid: TL909767

Mapcode National: GBR RF2.CQD

Mapcode Global: VHKCS.V1NS

Entry Name: Field Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284781

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284041

Location: Fakenham Magna, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP24

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Fakenham Magna

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Fakenham Magna St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


2/64 Field Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Late C16, early C17 and late C18/early C19. Timber-framed,
rendered and lined: plaintiles to front slopes of roof, black-glazed pantiles
to rear. The house is of irregular form, and unusually high. The C16 main
range is aligned north-south. 3 storeys and attics. Large internal chimney-
stack with 8 octagonal shafts, moulded at cap and base. 2 early C18 3-light
casement windows with square leaded panes to first and second storeys, one
similar window and one C20 replacement window on ground storey, and one small-
paned sash window in flush frame at the south end. To the north of the main
range, and apparently comtemporary with it, a cross-wing, aligned east-west. 3
storeys. A chimney-stack, with 3 shafts matching those in the main range, is
set just within the frame of the north wall. At the south end of the main
range, a wing aligned east-west, with a new principal front was added in the
early C19. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Fully hipped roof. 3 window range: small-paned
sashes in flush frames. Central half-glazed entrance door, recessed, in a
reeded surround, with panelled sides to jambs. 3-sided cast iron openwork
porch with tented lead-covered roof. Extensions at rear: in the north-east
angle, a small early C17 2-storey wing in red brick with a 3-light ovolo-
moulded mullion-and-transome window in the upper part of the gable. To the
north of this, a 2-storey lean-to, mid C19, in red brick with black-glazed
pantiled roof: casement windows with arched heads to brickwork. To the east, a
single-storey lean-to, mid C19, in flint rubble with pantiled roof.

Listing NGR: TL9095276789

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