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Mount Pleasant

A Grade II Listed Building in Fressingfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3473 / 52°20'50"N

Longitude: 1.3117 / 1°18'42"E

OS Eastings: 625657

OS Northings: 277303

OS Grid: TM256773

Mapcode National: GBR WM2.VV0

Mapcode Global: VHL9J.P89C

Entry Name: Mount Pleasant

Listing Date: 21 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280000

Location: Fressingfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Fressingfield

Built-Up Area: Fressingfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Fressingfield St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 27 NE
6/51 Mount Pleasant
-- II

Farmhouse. C15. Timber framed with modern textured render. The south gable
is partly cased in C19 red brick; the north gable end was entirely rebuilt in
brick in 1975. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys. C19 casement windows. C19 boarded
and 4-panelled doors, both enclosed by a flat-roofed open porch. A late C19
canted ground floor bay to the south gable end. Internal stack with mid C20
shaft. A former open hall house with one-bay storied ends. Blocked paired
service doorways with 4-centre arched heads. At the upper end of the hall a
moulded and embattled dais beam and a similarly-ornamented beam at the lower
end. against the cross-passage. Heavy 2-centre arched doorway to the parlour,
perhaps of earlier date. Plain joists in parlour and to inserted floor in
hall. Exposed studding on the upper floor, with tension braces in the
surviving gable end wall. Cambered tie beam to open truss, the braces
missing. Over the hall a queen-post roof with a ridge piece, all the
components smoke-blackened. The roof originally may have been hipped over the
end bays.

Listing NGR: TM2565777303

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