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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1032602



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Rattlesden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Apr-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 280836

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RATTLESDEN BRETTENHAM ROAD TL 95 SE 4/83 Fengate Farmhouse - - II Former farmhouse, early or mid C16 with alterations of early C17 and c.1970. Built as a late form of open-hall house, extended to south in C17 and to north in C20. One storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Pantiled roof, thatched until C20, with 5 gabled casement dormers; some C19 and some C20. Early C17 chimney of red brick with twin flattened hexagonal flues. C19 and C20 small-pane casements. C20 hipped pantiled porch at lobby entrance position with 2-panelled door. To left of chimney is a 2-bay cell with formerly open hall - the head of a window is immediately above an inserted C17 floor structure which has bar-stopped chamfered main beams, and joists chamfered in some areas but not in others. To right of the chimney is a 2-bay C16 room with large unchamfered floor joists and close-studding. Blocked diamond mullioned windows at 1st storey. The chimney was inserted together with the upper floor in C17, and a further bay added at south end. Included despite major repairs of c.1970, as an example of a small open-hall house progressively extended over a long period.

Listing NGR: TL9728254980

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National Grid Reference: TL 97282 54980


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