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Abbey Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Finborough, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1785 / 52°10'42"N

Longitude: 0.9401 / 0°56'24"E

OS Eastings: 601114

OS Northings: 257438

OS Grid: TM011574

Mapcode National: GBR SJQ.JG8

Mapcode Global: VHKDN.7HVS

Entry Name: Abbey Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Last Amended: 22 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033027

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279802

Location: Great Finborough, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Great Finborough

Built-Up Area: 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
Abbey Hall Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Abbey
9.12.55 House)

- II

Former farmhouse. Early C18, the rear range possibly earlier. Timber-framed
and plastered, the gable walls of the main range in red brick with random
burnt headers. Parapet gables with internal end chimneys each having a pair
of diagonally-set square flues. Plaintiled roofs; 3 good early C18 lead-
roofed gabled dormers with moulded wooden pediments and cornices; casements
with leaded lights. 2 storeys and attics. 5 windows. Small-pane sashes of
late C18/early C19. Early C18 doorway with Gibbs surround and moulded
pediment, a pair of 3-panelled doors, renewed in C20. A 1½ storey rear wing:
timber-framed and plastered with a coved eaves cornice. Concrete plaintiled
roof with 2 C19 axial chimneys of red brick, one having triple diagonally-set
square shafts and a sawtooth base. 3 C19 gabled dormers, one having a small-
pane sash, the others small-pane casements. C18 cross-casements, one
remodelled in C19. A C19 6-panelled entrance door, the upper panels glazed.
A further single-storey service wing at rear is of C18 or earlier. Interior
not examined.

Listing NGR: TM0111457438

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

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