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Stables Ne of Bredfield House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bredfield, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1144 / 52°6'51"N

Longitude: 1.3086 / 1°18'30"E

OS Eastings: 626629

OS Northings: 251399

OS Grid: TM266513

Mapcode National: GBR WPZ.FMV

Mapcode Global: VHLBP.M3NX

Plus Code: 9F434875+QC

Entry Name: Stables Ne of Bredfield House

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285414

Location: Bredfield, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bredfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bredfield St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Description

The following building shall be upgraded to Grade II*:-
BREDFIELD (Off) WOODBRIDGE ROAD
TM 25 SE
3/50 Barn at Bredfield House
GV II

and the entry shall be amended to read:-

TM 25 SE BREDFIELD (Off) WOODBRIDGE ROAD
3/50 Stables NE of Bredfield House
GV II*
Stables. C17. Red, mainly English bond brick with a plain tile roof. Two
storeys. East front: red brick with blue brick diapering. C19 openings. To
the ground floor at right are a blocked doorway with cambered splayed head
holding a C20 two-light window to its upper body. To either side are
windows of 2 lights with cambered splayed heads. At left was a similar
balancing arrangement of doorway and lateral windows now all blocked. To
the top of the wall at centre are two oval pitching eyes with grilles. To
the roof at right are two hipped dormer loft doors with clapboarded sides.
The right hand gable end has diapered diamond patterns and a cambered-
headed stable door at left and above this at right a rectangular loft door
with ashlar sill. Band of three bricks depth below the shaped gable which
has brick kneelers and concave sides divided from the arched apex by a
further band of 3 bricks depth. Cross-shaped breather to the apex. Left
hand gable end similar save that it has no diapering and only one window
opening to ground floor right. Rear: two ground floor doorways at right and
a rectangular loft door to the first floor at right with scarred brickwork
showing it to have originally fallen lower. Interior: Ground floor divided
into cow byre, harness room and stables. Stables at south end has chamfered
cross-beams with straight cut stops and axial beams with cyma stops. Small
harness room at centre with matchboarded walls. Byre at north end with 4
chamfered cross-beams with ogee stops. Fine C17 roof structure of 5 main
bays with intermediate trusses between the main queen-post trusses, the
jowled queen-posts have curved braces to cambered collars and curved braces
to square-set purlins; the purlins are staggered and tenoned to
intermediate principal rafters which have collars and an upper tier of
staggered tenoned purlins clasped between the common rafters and collars
above the queen-post trusses. The common rafter couples are halved at their
apexes. The roof is intact, except that the queen-post truss at the south
end has been removed.

Listing NGR: TM2678152243

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