BEACON FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1352610
Date first listed:
01-Sep-1953
Date of most recent amendment:
23-Apr-1986
Statutory Address:
BEACON FARMHOUSE, BACON'S GREEN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BEACON FARMHOUSE, BACON'S GREEN ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Waveney (District Authority)
Parish:
Westhall
National Grid Reference:
TM 41928 81381

Details

TM 48 SW WESTHALL BACON'S GREEN ROAD

3/39 Beacon Farmhouse (formerly - listed as Bacon's 1-9-55 Farmhouse)

- II*

Farmhouse. Mid C16 and early C17. 2 storeys. Timber-framed; rendered front, with the main posts left exposed, and traces of simple pargetting; the rear wall and south-west end faced in C19 red brick, colour-washed; pantiles, 2 chimney-stacks with plain red brick shafts. The house has an outstanding set of early C17 mullion-and-transome windows, mainly 4-light, with ovolo moulded mullions and chamfered transomes; pintle hinges. At the south-west end of the front, one 3-light diamond mullioned window on the ground floor. Of the same date, an enclosed and gabled red brick porch with a moulded lintel to the rectangular doorway and a fine ledged and battened door. Frame in 6 bays: at the north-east end of the front 2 main posts support sawn-off sections of an earlier and lower wallplate and have been heightened later; within the house, this section has a marked difference in the upper floor level. The main entrance door, formerly part of a cross-entry, leads directly into a 2-bay room with a fine moulded ceiling: multiple roll-mouldings to the main beam, and a single roll to the joists. The open fireplace in the same room has a plain timber lintel.

Listing NGR: TM4192881381

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
282113
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: 29 Jul 2003
Reference: IOE01/10713/11
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