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West End Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Finborough, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1634 / 52°9'48"N

Longitude: 0.9346 / 0°56'4"E

OS Eastings: 600805

OS Northings: 255738

OS Grid: TM008557

Mapcode National: GBR SJX.930

Mapcode Global: VHKDN.4WXF

Entry Name: West End Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032980

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279896

Location: Great Finborough, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Great Finborough

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Great Finborough St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 05 NW

2/121 West End Farmhouse

Farmhouse, early C16 core with major alterations, principally of early C19.
3-cell plan; an original but concealed cross-wing is at right-hand end. Two
storeys, and one storey with attics. Timber-framed, encased in C19 and mid
C20 gault brick. Roof partly plaintiled; the low-pitched C19 roof is slated,
and the entire steep rear slope concrete tiled. 2 axial chimneys of red
brick, the shaft of one was rebuilt C20 in gault brick, the other in red
brick. Early C19 small-pane sashes. C19 entrance door with 6 panels; Doric
portico porch with flat entablature on columns. An early C16 wing to right
has heavy, mainly concealed framing, unchamfered floor joists and clasped
purlin roof; inserted C17 chimney. Quite complete C16 service cell to left,
with massive floor joists and tension-braced studding. Included despite C19
and C20 alterations for good C16 work. Associated with medieval moat,
partially infilled.

Listing NGR: TM0080555738

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

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