AMERICA FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1352171
Date first listed:
22-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
AMERICA FARMHOUSE, BILDESTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
AMERICA FARMHOUSE, BILDESTON ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Combs
National Grid Reference:
TM 02466 55334

Details

COMBS BILDESTON ROAD TM 05 NW

2/62 America Farmhouse - - II

Farmhouse, early C17 with crossing to right of c.1800. 2 storeys. 3-cell cross-passage entrance plan. Timber-framed and plastered. Plaintiled roofs; a C17 axial chimney of buff brick, the upper part rebuilt in C20 red brick. C19 casements at 1st storey, C20 small-pane casements at ground storey. Mid C19 glazed panelled entrance door with C20 gabled plaintiled porch. Unmoulded exposed C17 framing. The original cross-passage was moved to right in c.1800, thereby enlarging the hall and incorporating the former service cell. Unchamfered floor joists laid flat. Back-to-back lintelled open fireplaces to hall and parlour (the lintel in the hall is reused from a timber-framed chimney; and a binding beam with jewelled chamfer stop, and other timbers, are also reused from a C16 house). Clasped purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM0246655334

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
279837
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/09032/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Luke Barber. Source Historic England Archive
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