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

Map

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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

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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

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Legacy System number: 282113

Legacy System: LBS

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