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Beck Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Margaret, South Elmham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4047 / 52°24'16"N

Longitude: 1.397 / 1°23'49"E

OS Eastings: 631166

OS Northings: 283948

OS Grid: TM311839

Mapcode National: GBR WLM.617

Mapcode Global: VHM6N.5TDF

Entry Name: Beck Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282324

Location: St. Margaret, South Elmham, Waveney, Suffolk, IP20

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: St. Margaret, South Elmham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: South Elmham St Margaret St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

SOUTH ELMHAM, ST. MARGARET
TM 38 SW

4/64 Beck Farmhouse
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GV II

Former farmhouse. Late C15 core, with late C16 and C17 alteration and
extension. 2 storeys; 3-cell form. Timber-framed and rendered; plaintiles to
front slope of roof, pantiles to rear. An internal chimney-stack with a plain
rebuilt red brick shaft. Various old casement windows: 2-light and 3-light to
upper floor, 2 with transomes on the ground floor; pintle hinges. 2 plank
doors. 2½ bays of the original medieval house remain: the roof was raised in
the C16 and there are later extensions at both ends. The chimney-stack, which
may have been preceded by a smoke-bay, was inserted at the lower end of the
medieval hall, and the remains of the service end partition, including 2
doorheads, rest on one of the fireplace lintels. Full height studs; reversed
and ogee braces; remains of diamond-mullioned windows. All the ground floor
ceilings are very low: those in the centre and left end of the house have very
heavy unchamfered flat joists; to the right of the stack, the joists are set
on edge. Roof with 2 rows of stepped butt purlins with pared-off ends;
cambered collars.


Listing NGR: TM3116683948

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