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Chalk Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lakenheath, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.418 / 52°25'4"N

Longitude: 0.5184 / 0°31'6"E

OS Eastings: 571364

OS Northings: 282988

OS Grid: TL713829

Mapcode National: GBR P98.CWD

Mapcode Global: VHJFS.XHY5

Entry Name: Chalk Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351301

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275835

Location: Lakenheath, Forest Heath, Suffolk, IP27

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Lakenheath

Built-Up Area: Lakenheath

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Lakenheath St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 7182 LAKENHEATH HIGH STREET

11/26 Chalk Farmhouse
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- II


House and surgery. c.1700 with C15 core and alterations of C19 and C20. 2
storeys, 3 windows. Flint and brick rubble with quoins of gault brick.
Hipped plaintiled roof with rear chimney of red brick. Windows with segmental
arches of gault brick, and small-pane sashes mainly of 3 lights. Partly
glazed panelled C19 entrance'door with architrave and gabled canopy on carved
brackets. To the rear of the front range is a small part of a substantial C15
house of clunch with limestone dressings, with on each floor an open fireplace
flanked by a garderobe to right, and a newel staircase to left. About 8
doorways survive, some still having 4-centred arched heads, also a stone
mullioned window. The front range may have a C15 core, but all visible
features, including a good oak-framed roof with butt-purlins and massive
principals, are of late C17. The rear wing was almost rebuilt C18, and again
mid C20.


Listing NGR: TL7136482988

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