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Statutory Address:

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

Babergh (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 10681 43744


TM 14 SW BURSTALL HADLEIGH ROAD 4/1 Fenn Farmhouse - II Farmhouse. Late C15 or early C16 origins, altered c1600, restored C20. Timber- framed, and brick, rendered, tile roof. 3 cell, lobby entrance plan, with continuous jetty to rear wall suggesting house reversed. 2½ storeys, formerly with cellars. Entrance front. All windows are replaced diamond mullioned casements, some with leaded lights, those to ground floor of 5 lights, and to each side of C20 porch and door. First floor: 3-light casement to middle bay, 5-light casement to right. 2 dormers set closely to each side of stack. Rebuilt multiple saw tooth axial stack. Rear: 3 ground floor and 2 first floor casements, similar to front. One dormer. Entrance through lower range attached to south east, formerly kitchens now storage and garage. Interior: Ground floor, right hand parlour. Early C17 Ipswich school plastered ceiling depicting putti, fleur de lys, roses, pendant bunches of grapes, between ovolo moulded longitudinal beam, roll moulded lateral beam. Hall: Deep roll and hollow chamfered moulded beams, roll moulded joists. Chamfered bressummer, possibly replaced. Pair of heavy jowled storey posts, formerly braced to tie-beam, supporting quadrate crown post with longitudinal and formerly lateral braces, 2nd square crown post probably not in situ, both heavily restored.

Listing NGR: TM1068143744


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

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Date: 14 Mar 2007
Reference: IOE01/16385/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr T. P. C. Bramer. Source Historic England Archive
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