This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
GRUNDISBURGH IPSWICH ROAD TM 25 SW (West side) 2/87 Barn Farmhouse II Farmhouse. C15 or C16. Timber-framed with colourwashed render and pantile roof. Single storey with attic. Small hall house. Road front: doorway at left of centre on line with a screens passage and to left of this a 2-light metal-framed casement of C20 date (as are all the windows). To right of this is a similar window and to far right French windows with a single- light casement slightly to their left. To the attic are 3 raking dormer windows, each of 2 lights with metal-framed casements, and to the ridge at right is an axial stack of 2 flues. The left hand gable wall has a 2-light ground floor window at right and a 2-light window to the first floor at left with a single-flue C20 brick chimney stack at left of centre.
Rear: C20 outshut at right with a flat roof and a 2-light raking dormer window to the attic.
Interior: One ground floor room has a massive chamfered ceiling beam with broach stops supported on similarly stopped wall posts. Front wall of close studding and rear wall replaced in the C18 of close studding with lengthy angle braces. Two 4-centered arched door heads, one to a service room at one side of the screens passage (now partially blocked) and the other at one side of the inserted hearth. To the first floor is a truss which rises from the ground floor ceiling beams and appears to be a truss from an open hall altered at the time of the addition of an upper storey by cutting the tie beam and raising its central portion on stilts.
Listing NGR: TM2217750633
© R H MacMillan. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Macmillan, R H
Rights Holder: Macmillan, R H
Pantile, Render, Timber, Medieval Farmhouse, Tudor Domestic, Elizabethan Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Hall House, Monument (By Form)
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