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Bluegate Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel St. Mary, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9935 / 51°59'36"N

Longitude: 1.05 / 1°3'0"E

OS Eastings: 609493

OS Northings: 237174

OS Grid: TM094371

Mapcode National: GBR TNB.VPT

Mapcode Global: VHLC4.45Y4

Entry Name: Bluegate Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278816

Location: Capel St. Mary, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Capel St. Mary

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Capel St Mary with Little Wenham and Great Wenham

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

Bluegate Farmhouse

House. C16 with later alterations. Research by present owner suggests a date
circa 1560. Timber framed and plastered. Red pantiled roof, lower level hip to
right crosswing with forward leanto extension. Off centre left and far right
chimney stacks. 2 storeys. 5 first floor and 4 ground floor small paned
vertically sliding sash windows, circular first floor window to right of C20
gabled porch. Internally much of the frame is concealed but visible features
include, heavy chamfered bridging joists, halved arch braces to partition walls,
jowled storey posts, rear mullion window, arch braced side purlin roof, arched
braces to crosswing. Formerly owned by Golding Constable, father of the painter
John Constable.

Listing NGR: TM0949337174

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

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