133 The Street

3 Jun 2002
133 The Street, Framsden, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14 6HF
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


4/55 No 133 - - II

House, built in 2 stages: a mid C16 open hall, and an early C17 parlour block.

1 storey with attics, and 2 storeys with attics. Timber-framed and plastered; the hall to right was partially rebuilt in C19 red brick, now painted.

Thatched roof above hall, with one eyebrow casement dormer. Pantiled roof to parlour block: a gable was added in mid C19 to give the illusion of a crosswing. Axial chimney of red brick, the shaft rebuilt in C19 in the Helmingham Estate style. Various mainly C19 small-pane casements. Boarded entrance door with small gabled C20 porch. Modest and greatly altered open hall: at the open truss is a tie-beam with evidence for long arch-braces.

Complete smoke-blackened coupled-rafter roof with unusually slender pole rafters. In early C17, the original service cell was demolished and a parlour block put in its place. This has chamfered floor-joists laid flat, close- studding with evidence for glazed windows, and clasped-purlin roof. Altered back-to-back open fireplaces, one lintel being ovolo-moulded; newel staircase in two flights. The hall was partitioned at the open truss and floored over, a new cross-entry (now blocked) being formed, and the right-hand bay becoming a service cell.

Listing NGR: TM1960659555


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Photographer: Todd, William

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Brick, Pantile, Plaster, Thatch, Timber, Medieval Open Hall House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Hall House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building