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Cromwell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bacton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2541 / 52°15'14"N

Longitude: 0.9859 / 0°59'9"E

OS Eastings: 603902

OS Northings: 265965

OS Grid: TM039659

Mapcode National: GBR SHT.Q2M

Mapcode Global: VHKD9.1LKW

Entry Name: Cromwell House

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032720

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280509

Location: Bacton, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bacton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bacton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 06 NW

1/27 Cromwell House

-- II

House, early and mid C16. 2 storeys. 3-cell cross-entry plan. Timber-framed
and plastered; the framing is fully exposed along the front wall: the parlour
cell to left has exceptionally close heavy studwork; and the slightly later
section to right is of the normal high quality for the area in mid C16. A 4-
centred arched cross-passage doorway (blocked), and a diamond-mullioned
chamber window. Thatched roof with axial chimney, the shaft rebuilt in mid
C20 red brick. 3- and 4-light mid C20 casements. C20 gabled plaintiled porch
with boarded door, at lobby-entrance position. The parlour-block to left has
heavy unchamfered floor joists and prolific tension bracing with blocked
diamond mullioned windows (one has roll-and-cavetto mullions). C17 back-to-
back lintelled open fireplaces. In the hall are heavy chamfered floor joists.
The later roof has windbraced clasped purlins; the central truss over the hall
has a heavy arch braced collarbeam in place of a tiebeam.

Listing NGR: TM0390265965

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

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