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A Grade II Listed Building in Debenham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2245 / 52°13'28"N

Longitude: 1.1803 / 1°10'49"E

OS Eastings: 617311

OS Northings: 263241

OS Grid: TM173632

Mapcode National: GBR VM3.K78

Mapcode Global: VHLB1.DCV1

Entry Name: Farthings

Listing Date: 24 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281497

Location: Debenham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Debenham

Built-Up Area: Debenham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Debenham St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 16 SE
6/73 No.11 (Farthings) & No.13

Probably originally one house, now 2. Early C15 and C16, in three phases.
Timber framed and plastered. No.13 has exposed studding on upper floor with 2
blocked window openings. Shallow-pitched pantiled roof of C18 or C19. 3
cells. 2 storeys. Continuous jetty to street on original brackets; No.13 has
exposed joist-ends and bressummer. Casement windows of late C19 and C20. 3
matching cross windows to ground floor. No.11 has a boarded and battened door
in probably C17 frame. No.13 has 4-panel door and plank door to extreme
right. Internal stack with rendered shaft. To left, an external gable stack
set forward of the roof ridge, and a small one-storey addition beyond.
Interior. No.11 comprises early C15 service cell (originally a cross-wing)
and early-mid C16 hall, the latter replacing medieval work. Service cell
contains cross-entry: the front wall has half of original 2-centre arched
doorway; joists show evidence for partitions and service doorways. Remains of
original screen to former open hall has wide opening (now infilled) with knee
braces. One-bay hall with large broach stop-chamfers to bridging beams.
Heavy lintol over hall fireplace. No.13 comprises a single 2-bay cell of
later C16, probably a parlour. Unmodernised, with most of timbers concealed.
To rear of stack a newel stair, the lower part retaining C16 treads.

Listing NGR: TM1731163241

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