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Birch House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Copdock and Washbrook, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0287 / 52°1'43"N

Longitude: 1.0351 / 1°2'6"E

OS Eastings: 608304

OS Northings: 241051

OS Grid: TM083410

Mapcode National: GBR TMX.QJF

Mapcode Global: VHKFG.W8KM

Entry Name: Birch House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277418

Location: Copdock and Washbrook, Babergh, Suffolk, IP8

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Copdock and Washbrook

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Copdock St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

1/40 Birch House Farmhouse
House. Early C17 with C18 and later alterations and additions. Timber-framed,
rendered, plain tile roofs. Brick plinth and underpinning. 2 and 2½ storeys.
4 cells, originally 3, extended C18 to east. North face: C20 small paned casements,
6 to ground floor, 4 to first floor, those to ground floor of single of 2-lights,
those to first floor of 2-lights. Rear (South). 6 assorted first floor casements,
mostly C20, some with diamond leaded panes, but one horizontal sliding sash.
Assorted C20 ground floor single, 2 and 3-light casements. Porch, door and window,
1960's. Returns have assorted C20 openings. External stack to south wall. Axial
stack set off ridge. A little cable pattern pargetting, part now internal.
Interior: Blocked doorway to hall. Remains of shutter slide to window. Stop
chamfered roughly cut transferse beams. C17 brickwork to stack which is somewhat
altered. Blocked front right-hand 4-light diamond mullion window, and another to
rear against stack; to first floor. First floor gable end shutter. Altered clasped
purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM0830441051

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

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