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Whitepost Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Fressingfield, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3298 / 52°19'47"N

Longitude: 1.3375 / 1°20'15"E

OS Eastings: 627507

OS Northings: 275434

OS Grid: TM275754

Mapcode National: GBR WM9.WGY

Mapcode Global: VHL9K.4PGV

Entry Name: Whitepost Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279981

Location: Fressingfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Fressingfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Fressingfield St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

FRESSINGFIELD LAXFIELD ROAD
TM 27 NE
6/32 Whitepost Farmhouse
-
29.7.55
-- II

Farmhouse, C16, probably in 2 phases, with late C17 addition at the parlour
end forming a single long range. Timber framed and plastered with a pantiled
roof. 2 storeys and attic. C16 work has 3-cell form with cross-passage
entry. Various windows; to the north there are a number of mullioned windows,
those on the first floor with chamfered square mullions being original. C20
plank entrance door. Internal stack; gable stack to later addition. Good
interior with fully exposed frame: some fine close studding, notably in the
parlour; reversed bracing. Chamfered joists to hall and parlour, heavier
plain joists at service end. Several arched doorheads, including the original
cross-passage entrance in the north wall (within a C19 lean-to addition).
Some oak panelling has been re-used as partitioning on the first floor. At
the later end a pine cupboard with semi-domed head. The original first floor
stairs have been replaced by a straight flight of mid C20 date. The roof over
the parlour end-differs in having butt as well as clasped purlins and a
different form of wind bracing.


Listing NGR: TM2750775434

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