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The Firs

A Grade II Listed Building in Rattlesden, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1938 / 52°11'37"N

Longitude: 0.8929 / 0°53'34"E

OS Eastings: 597820

OS Northings: 259003

OS Grid: TL978590

Mapcode National: GBR SJG.JJQ

Mapcode Global: VHKDM.F4D3

Entry Name: The Firs

Listing Date: 18 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180984

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280837

Location: Rattlesden, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP30

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rattlesden

Built-Up Area: Rattlesden

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Rattlesden St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 95 NE
3/84 The Firs
House, late C14 or early C15 with rearward extension of c.1600. A 2-bay
service crosswing, 2 storeys high. Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched
roof. C19 small-pane casements. A C17/C18 boarded entrance door in east
side. Quite complete framing exposed internally; evidence for a jettied upper
floor facing north, but the entire gable was rebuilt in primary-braced
studding in C17/C18. Widely-spaced original studding. A blocked 2-centred
arched service room doorway and blocked diamond mullioned windows. An open
truss with cambered tie-beam, and square-sectioned slightly curved archbraces.
Roof inaccessible. A single-bay extension to rear has arch studbraced walling
and an original attic; probably c.1600. The house was clearly once attached
to an open hall standing to its right (see following item).

Listing NGR: TL9782359000

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

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