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Bridge Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Finborough, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1686 / 52°10'6"N

Longitude: 0.9502 / 0°57'0"E

OS Eastings: 601854

OS Northings: 256364

OS Grid: TM018563

Mapcode National: GBR SJY.127

Mapcode Global: VHKDN.FR6D

Plus Code: 9F425X92+C3

Entry Name: Bridge Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032983

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279902

Location: Great Finborough, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: 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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TM 05 NW

2/127 Bridge Farmhouse
- II

Former farmhouse. C15 with alterations of late C16 and C17. 3-cell plan.
One storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched roof, half-
hipped at both ends. An axial chimney of red brick with C20 rebuilt shaft,
and an end chimney to left of C18/C19 red brick. Two C20 eyebrow casement
dormers. C20 lean-to thatched entrance porch with oak plank door. A 2-bay
open hall: the open truss has part of its cambered tie-beam with thick
unchamfered arch braces. Close studding; the lower half of the original hall
window has its diamond mullions exposed and glazed. Smoke-blackening at upper
level; roof probably of coupled-rafter type. In late C16 the service cell was
demolished and 2-bay parlour block was built; 2 good diamond-mullioned
windows. Back-to-back open fireplaces and 1st floor of on-edge floor joists
inserted into hall in C17.

Listing NGR: TM0185456364

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