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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: 1033287



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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Barham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jan-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 279200

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TM 15 SW 3/7

BARHAM Bell's Cross Road Barham Close (Formerly listed as Barn Close)


II House, mid C16 with alterations of early C20. 2 storeys. 3-cell plan; the right-hand cell is of cross-wing form. Timber-framed; the framing is fully exposed with arched wind-braces and close-studding, the infill panels plastered. Thatched roofs, the cross-wing hipped. C17 axial chimney of red brick. Various mainly C20 casements including some of plaintiled oriel form. Some original diamond-mullioned windows are exposed and glazed, also one with ovolo-moulded mullions of c.1600. 1-storey gabled plaintiled entrance porch; the doorway has reused late-mediaeval timber jambs and a C20 arched head. The cross-wing has heavy unmoulded joists (some reused from a medieval house), exposed studwork,and a 3-bay chamber above. Clasped-purlin roofs. The roof over the single-bay hall is lightly smoke-blackened, either by a short-lived original open hearth or an early accidental fire. The 1st floor joists in the hall range are on-edge and of C17 or C18, and must represent a major alteration, possibly the conversion of an open hall.

Listing NGR: TM1493452310

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National Grid Reference: TM 14934 52310


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