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A Grade II* Listed Building in Palgrave, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3628 / 52°21'45"N

Longitude: 1.1058 / 1°6'20"E

OS Eastings: 611564

OS Northings: 278397

OS Grid: TM115783

Mapcode National: GBR THY.Y48

Mapcode Global: VHL97.3WY2

Plus Code: 9F439474+48

Entry Name: Brackendale

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Last Amended: 17 November 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032778

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280343

Location: Palgrave, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Palgrave

Built-Up Area: Palgrave

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Palgrave St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 1178
5/54 Brackendale (formerly
29.7.55 listed as Church View)


Former guildhall, latterly almshouses, workhouse and 3 dwellings, now 1
dwelling. c.1510, altered C19 and C20. Timber frame, partially exposed.
Plastered with some whitewashed brick casing. Steeply pitched pantiled roof.
5 bays, narrow entrance bay originally to right with 4-bay first floor hall.
2 storeys, continuously jettied to front. Ground floor: entrance now to left
of centre with C19 and C20 6 and 9-light casements. Brattished girding beam
and bressumer, moulded capitals below curved brackets to main joists. First
floor: exposed studding, C20 casements, 3 to centre and left retaining large
sills that originally supported oriel windows, traces of ornamental carving
survive. Left gable end external stack with offsets, exposed studding. Right
gable end is brick cased with a C19 extruded stack and a small lean-to
outshut. To rear right a short gabled 2 storey C19 brick wing with segmental
headed casements. 1 storey lean-to outshut added to rear centre and left.
Interior: ground floor, close studding of large scantling, crossed stop
chamfered binding beams, 4-centred arched doorway in right hand bay to rear.
First floor: 2 similar doorways in right hand bay indicating original external
stair access from rear. Curved tension braces in walling. Jowled posts with
large hollow moulded arched braces to moulded cambered tie beams. Crown post
roof, octagonal posts with moulded capitals and bases, 2-way curved braces to
collar purlin.

Listing NGR: TM1156478397

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