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Drivers Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Finningham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2855 / 52°17'7"N

Longitude: 1.0295 / 1°1'46"E

OS Eastings: 606728

OS Northings: 269585

OS Grid: TM067695

Mapcode National: GBR TJT.P2S

Mapcode Global: VHKD3.STM9

Entry Name: Drivers Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033146

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279466

Location: Finningham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Finningham

Built-Up Area: Finningham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Finningham St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 0669 SIDE)

7/10 Driver's Farm House
- II

House, latterly 2 dwellings. Mid C16 and probably earlier, altered early C17
and C19. Timber frame, plastered. Pantiled roofs. Probably a small 2 bay
open hall with a storeyed lower end originally; parlour added, floor and stack
inserted to form a 3 cell cross passage plan with a 2 bay jettied upper
crosswing to left. 2 storeys. Ground floor: cross passage and lobby
entrances, boarded doors with simple surrounds, common hoodboard over hall and
service 2 and 3-light glazing bar casements, parlour 3-light glazing bar
casement on a slightly projecting brick base. First floor 3-light part
opening metal frame casement over hall, jettied end has curved brackets to
parlour chamber with C19 beading, 3-light glazing bar casement, curved
brackets to exposed plates, pentice board, exposed side purlins, bargeboards.
Axial ridge stack of C17 brick at left end of main range, slightly lower ridge
on cross wing. Right end C19 external stack with an oven outshut, a loft door
and hatch, pentice board, exposed plates and side purlins. Left return has an
exposed post and mid-rail, jetty to rear of parlour with butt ended joists on
4 large curved brackets. Interior: frame concealed, hall has stop chamfered
axial binding beam, joists and mid-rail, bolection moulded fireplace surround,
parlour has a stop chamfered cross axial binding beam on storey posts, double
roll and hollow moulded bar stopped joists, loft over service bay has tension
braces in altered walling, a tie beam removed; otherwise first floor and roof
not inspected.

Listing NGR: TM0672869585

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

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