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Low Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bedfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2469 / 52°14'48"N

Longitude: 1.2772 / 1°16'37"E

OS Eastings: 623815

OS Northings: 266031

OS Grid: TM238660

Mapcode National: GBR VM1.5QJ

Mapcode Global: VHL9X.3S2D

Entry Name: Low Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032341

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281443

Location: Bedfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bedfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bedfield St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 26 NW

2/19 Low Farmhouse


Former farmhouse. Late C16. Renovated 1985. Timber framed and plastered,
roof of concrete pantiles. 3-cell, cross-entry type. 2 storeys. 4 windows,
mid C20 3-light casements without glazing bars. Mid C20 half-glazed door,
gabled hood. Internal stack with plain oblong shaft, probably original.
Interior. Modernised, with some studding exposed on upper floor. Tie beam at
left gable end has mortices for large diamond mullions. Cambered tie beam
over hall chamber. Hall has chamfered-joist ceiling with mutilated bridging
beam; against the cross-passage are the muntins of a plank and muntin
partition. Adjacent service end was originally divided into 3 rooms: axially
along the bridging beam, with a further division in the front half. Parlour
has open fireplace with evidence for lining of the brick joints. Roof much
rebuilt mid C20. Partial medieval moat.

Listing NGR: TM2381566031

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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