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Boards Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Newton with Dagworth, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2063 / 52°12'22"N

Longitude: 0.9928 / 0°59'34"E

OS Eastings: 604589

OS Northings: 260679

OS Grid: TM045606

Mapcode National: GBR SJD.RSH

Mapcode Global: VHKDH.5S6Z

Entry Name: Boards Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032688

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280637

Location: Old Newton with Dagworth, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Old Newton with Dagworth

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Old Newton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


- Boards Farmhouse

-- II

Former farmhouse, late C16 with early C18 alterations. Originaly of 2-cell
end-chimney plan; extended greatly to left in early C18. One storey and
attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Plaintiled roof; an axial chimney of
early C18 red brick, and internal gable chimneys to left and right. Five
gabled casement dormers. 3-light mid C20 steel small-pane casements. A
central C18 doorway at lobby-entrance position with eared architrave; C20
half-glazed panelled door. Further entrance doorways to left and right with
similar but plain architraves. The original section has heavy plain C16
framing partially exposed; unchamfered floor joists laid flat, and concealed
close-studding. In early C18 the house was extended and 3 cottages formed.
The framing has lambstongue chamfered stops, and an ovolo-moulded beam is
probably reused. A rear wing to right of red brick is of late C18/early C19
and a rear outshut was added later in C19 covering some good C18 cable-pattern
pargetting on the old rear wall.

Listing NGR: TM0458960679

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