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Willow Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Fressingfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3346 / 52°20'4"N

Longitude: 1.3597 / 1°21'34"E

OS Eastings: 628988

OS Northings: 276042

OS Grid: TM289760

Mapcode National: GBR WMB.NKP

Mapcode Global: VHL9K.JL43

Plus Code: 9F4389M5+VV

Entry Name: Willow Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032968

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279969

Location: Fressingfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: 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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TM 27 NE
6/20 Willow Farmhouse
-- II

Farmhouse. In 2 builds: the south cell is C15, the north cell a C16 addition.
Timber-framed, part plastered and part with modern cement render; the north
gable end is encased in colourwashed brick to eaves level. Pantiled roof. 2
storeys and attic. 2-cell form. 3 windows, C18 3-light casements with large
panes. 3 boarded doors. Internal axial stack. The earlier part comprises a
former open hall. The open truss has a cambered tie beam with heavy arched
braces. There is a queen-post roof: the collar of the open truss carries a
king post which supports a ridge piece, a very unusual form (cf. Poplar
Farmhouse, Oakley). All the medieval roof components are smoke-blackened. At
the south extremity of the east wall is a blocked external doorway with 4-
centre arched head, indicating that the medieval service end has been lost.
The C16 cell has some close studding, a number of blocked original windows and
an intact roof structure. C16 newel stairs (both flights).

Listing NGR: TM2898876042

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