The Grindle House

6 Aug 1999
The Grindle House, Grindle Lane, Bramford, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BRAMFORD GRINDLE LANE TM 14 NW 7/72 The Grindle House - - II House, formerly farmhouse. Early C17 with possible earlier core; alterations of c.1980. 3-cell plan. 2 storeys and attics. Timber-framed and rough-cast.

Plaintiled roof with C19 rear and end chimneys of red brick. C20 small-pane sash windows. C20 hipped plaintiled entrance porch, with boarded doors. A building with many reused timbers from a mediaeval house, including smoke- blackened rafters, wall-plates and tie-beams. Mixed chamfered and unchamfered C16 floor joists in the end cells also reused, but not those on edge in the hall. Some complete early C17 ovolo-mullioned windows at 1st and attic storeys and wind-braced clasped purlin roof. In the hall is a fragment of a C17 decoration scheme in blue/green, which, when discovered c.1980, had false studwork painted on plaster, with a stylised fleur-de-lys at the head of each panel.

Listing NGR: TM1189345292


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0531 IOE Records taken by B A Curtis; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs B.A. Curtis. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Curtis, B.A.

Rights Holder: Curtis, B.A.


Brick, Roughcast, Tile, Timber, Georgian House, Victorian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Farmhouse, Agricultural Dwelling, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building