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Balquholly

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3784 / 52°22'42"N

Longitude: 0.7455 / 0°44'43"E

OS Eastings: 586968

OS Northings: 279137

OS Grid: TL869791

Mapcode National: GBR RDM.WVB

Mapcode Global: VHKCK.VHY3

Entry Name: Balquholly

Listing Date: 12 April 1984

Last Amended: 12 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284124

Location: Barnham, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP24

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Barnham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Barnham St Gregory

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 87 NE BARNHAM BLACKSMITH LANE

4/3 Balquholly
-
- II

House. Late C15 and early C17. Part one-and-a-half storeys,
part 2 storeys and attics. Timber-framed and rendered: thatched
roof with decorated ridge. An internal chimney-stack with plain
red brick shaft, and another set externally on the south gable
wall. 2-light and 3-light small-paned casement windows, some C19
some C20. One eyebrow dormer. Plank door. 4 bays. The 2 bays
at the south end formed part of a small single-storey medieval
house: an original partition wall between the bays has the
remains of a doorway, the jamb and head formed from a single
curved timber. There is evidence of roof-raising when ceilings
were inserted into these 2 bays, at about the same time that the
2 northern bays, with integral chimney-stack, were built; circa
1600. The stack has 2 back-to-back hearths on the ground storey
with open fireplaces and plain timber lintels. All 3 ground
storey ceilings are in similar style: exposed beams and joists,
with chamfers and scroll-stops. The staircase beside the
chimney-stack, although a C20 replacement, is in an original
position, with a small blocked 3-light mullioned window beside
it. The raised roof over the 2 south bays is completely covered:
over the north end are 3 bays of clasped purlins, with diminished
principal rafters and cambered collars, 2 removed.


Listing NGR: TL8696879137

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