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Spinks Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Battisford, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1429 / 52°8'34"N

Longitude: 0.9984 / 0°59'54"E

OS Eastings: 605262

OS Northings: 253635

OS Grid: TM052536

Mapcode National: GBR SK6.M6T

Mapcode Global: VHKDW.8D4M

Entry Name: Spinks Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279794

Location: Battisford, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Battisford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Battisford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 05 SE

6/19 Spinks Farmhouse
- II

Former farmhouse, mid C16 with extensions of late C16 and early C17 at either
end. 2 storeys, 3-cell plan. Timber-framed and roughcast. Concrete pantiled
roof, formerly thatched. An internal end chimney of early C17 red brick; an
axial chimney part plastered, part rebuilt C20; an external C19 chimney at
south-west end. C19 and C20 small-pane casements, some with C20 leaded
glazing. Late C20 entrance porch of red brick with glazed door. The core
consists of a mid C16 3-cell house with plain heavy framing; diamond mullion
window evidence, coupled rafter roof formerly hipped at both ends. Evidence
for a timber-framed chimney. In late C16 a large lintelled open fireplace was
inserted in the hall, and the parlour cell was extended by one bay. In c.1630
a plaster ceiling with fleurs-de-lys insets was added to the parlour and an
arched open fireplace at the gable; in the chamber above is an ovolo-moulded
window, and the chimney blocks a late C16 diamond mullioned window.

Listing NGR: TM0526253635

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

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