Broomvale Farmhouse

6 Aug 1999
Broomvale Farmhouse, A1100, Little Blakenham, 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.

LITTLE BLAKENHAM A1100 ROAD TM 14 NW 7/58 Broomvale Farmhouse - GV II Farmhouse. C16 core with major alterations of early C19 and early C20. A C19 range has the main entrance front facing south, of 2 storeys and 3 windows.

Painted brick. Plaintiled roof with external end chimney. Windows with flat arches of gauged brick; small-pane sashes at upper storey, French windows with louvred shutters at ground storey. 6-panelled entrance door, the upper panels glazed. Reeded architrave and pentice board on slender brackets. A 2-storey C16 range became the rear service wing in C19, but it comprises the original hall and service cell: timber framed and plastered, with some C18 herringbone pargetting in panels. Some good C18 windows on the west elevation, of 3 lights with transomes and iron casements, those at 1st storey with leaded lights. The ground floor window has a pair of boarded shutters. The twin service rooms have good exposed framing of early C16 or possibly C15, partly rebuilt in mid C16 with a roll-moulded bridging joist and chamfered common joists. the hall may also have been rebuilt at this time. A large 2-storey extension of c.1930 to rear.

Listing NGR: TM1217749108


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.


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