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Barham Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Barham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1273 / 52°7'38"N

Longitude: 1.1386 / 1°8'19"E

OS Eastings: 614934

OS Northings: 252310

OS Grid: TM149523

Mapcode National: GBR TLX.LQ1

Mapcode Global: VHLBD.PS9L

Entry Name: Barham Close

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Last Amended: 24 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033287

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279200

Location: Barham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Barham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Henley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 15 SW

Bell's Cross Road
Barham Close

(Formerly listed as Barn Close)


House, mid C16 with alterations of early C20. 2 storeys. 3-cell plan; the
right-hand cell is of cross-wing form. Timber-framed; the framing is fully
exposed with arched wind-braces and close-studding, the infill panels
plastered. Thatched roofs, the cross-wing hipped. C17 axial chimney of red
brick. Various mainly C20 casements including some of plaintiled oriel form.
Some original diamond-mullioned windows are exposed and glazed, also one with
ovolo-moulded mullions of c.1600. 1-storey gabled plaintiled entrance porch;
the doorway has reused late-mediaeval timber jambs and a C20 arched head. The
cross-wing has heavy unmoulded joists (some reused from a medieval house),
exposed studwork,and a 3-bay chamber above. Clasped-purlin roofs. The roof
over the single-bay hall is lightly smoke-blackened, either by a short-lived
original open hearth or an early accidental fire. The 1st floor joists in the
hall range are on-edge and of C17 or C18, and must represent a major
alteration, possibly the conversion of an open hall.

Listing NGR: TM1493452310

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

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