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The Bull Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Barton Mills, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3352 / 52°20'6"N

Longitude: 0.5306 / 0°31'50"E

OS Eastings: 572516

OS Northings: 273806

OS Grid: TL725738

Mapcode National: GBR PB8.GZN

Mapcode Global: VHJG6.4KWP

Entry Name: The Bull Inn

Listing Date: 7 May 1954

Last Amended: 16 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275743

Location: Barton Mills, Forest Heath, Suffolk, IP28

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Barton Mills

Built-Up Area: Barton Mills

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Barton Mills St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


4/2 The Bull Inn

(formerly listed as
- Bull Hotel)

7/5/54 II

Inn, late C17, with extensions of early C18, C19 and C20. 2 storeys and attics.
From the east:- 3-window range to right of late C17, with a slightly-later 3-
window range to left. A carriage entrance passes between the two ranges.
Walling of narrow red bricks, later painted, with string at 1st floor. Parapet
gables with corbelled kneelers; that at the north end is of Flemish type, with
semi-circular head. Plaintiled roof with central and gabled chimneys of red
brick, one repaired in gault brick. Hipped plaintiled C18 dormers with deep
moulded eaves cornices and small-pane casements. Mullioned and transomed
wooden windows of C18, with flat arches of gauged brick. Central to the right-
hand range is an C18 doorway with large oblong fanlight having radial glazing
bars; C20 glazed panelled door. To the rear of the right-hand range is a good
C17 staircase through 3 floors with turned urn-shaped balusters and heavy
moulded strings; the square newels have ball cap-finials. A staircase in the
left-hand range of early C18 has fretted splat-balusters. In a 2-storey C20
south rear range is a fireplace with reset late C16 carved oak surround and
overmantel; the flanking carved figures are of unusual quality.

Listing NGR: TL7251673806

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