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Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
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TM 07 NE 1/2 29.7.55

BURGATE Hall Farm House (formerly listed as Burgate Hall and barn)


Farmhouse, formerly part of a larger house or, possibly, a court hall, c.1400 possibly for Sir W. Burgate, probably part demolished and reordered in 1587 for W. Morys following lease and order of Sir N. Bacon. Altered and extended late C19. Timber frame, plastered with red brick additions. Steeply pitched plaintiled roof. A long and narrow 7 bay range with 2 narrow bays to right of centre with present entrance and at original left end suggesting cross passages, stairs or smoke bays. Adapted to form a 3 cell lobby entry plan, extended to rear. Very tall 2 storeys, continuously jettied to front and rear. Ground floor: entrance to right of centre, a 4 fielded panelled door with a segmental headed fanlight, C19 tiled gabled hood on curved brackets, flanking large 3 light metal frame glazing bar casements, service bay to left has French windows, all with hoodboards. Jetty has a C19 moulded bressumer on C19 shaped and pierced brackets. First floor three 3-light glazing bar casements. Boxed eaves. 2 inserted ridge stacks are C19 with sawtooth diagonal shafts, oversailing caps, that to left was external but is cased by a C19 brick addition. Right end lean-to outshut. Gable end bargeboards. C19 additions to rear: 2 full height gabled wings at ends projecting further than 2 storey central lean-to which has a boarded door to right, 2-light segmental headed casements, first floor 3 leaded 2-light casements and a 3-light segmental headed stair window, wing to left has a ground floor 3-light segmental headed casement, wing to right has a further lean-to outshut. Interior: continuous rear jetty with original large broad curved brackets from very tall storey posts, frame largely concealed with exception of a stop chamfered binding beam and jowled storey posts at service end. Crown post roof: 2 open trusses over nominal hall and parlour have octagonal crown posts with moulded caps and bases, brattished cap to smaller post over parlour, 4 way arched braces, large in proportion to posts; 4 closed trusses have square crown posts, 4 way arch braced with lateral braces removed, queen struts from cambered tie beams to collars, king struts from collars to ridge, splayed scarf jointed collar purlin, no smoke blackening, side purlins added. Position at front of moated enclosure suggests a range at right angles to north west or to rear from left end.

Listing NGR: TM0793175606


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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: 05 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/13549/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Hubert Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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