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WILLOW FARMHOUSE

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.

Name: WILLOW FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1032968

Location

WILLOW FARMHOUSE

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Fressingfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Oct-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 279969

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

FRESSINGFIELD CHIPPENHALL GREEN TM 27 NE 6/20 Willow Farmhouse - -- II

Farmhouse. In 2 builds: the south cell is C15, the north cell a C16 addition. Timber-framed, part plastered and part with modern cement render; the north gable end is encased in colourwashed brick to eaves level. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. 2-cell form. 3 windows, C18 3-light casements with large panes. 3 boarded doors. Internal axial stack. The earlier part comprises a former open hall. The open truss has a cambered tie beam with heavy arched braces. There is a queen-post roof: the collar of the open truss carries a king post which supports a ridge piece, a very unusual form (cf. Poplar Farmhouse, Oakley). All the medieval roof components are smoke-blackened. At the south extremity of the east wall is a blocked external doorway with 4- centre arched head, indicating that the medieval service end has been lost. The C16 cell has some close studding, a number of blocked original windows and an intact roof structure. C16 newel stairs (both flights).

Listing NGR: TM2898876042

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National Grid Reference: TM 28988 76042

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