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Watering Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Needham Market, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1469 / 52°8'48"N

Longitude: 1.061 / 1°3'39"E

OS Eastings: 609530

OS Northings: 254260

OS Grid: TM095542

Mapcode National: GBR TLL.C23

Mapcode Global: VHLBC.B9SK

Entry Name: Watering Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231448

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406595

Location: Needham Market, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Needham Market

Built-Up Area: Needham Market

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Barking St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


2/39 Watering Farmhouse

- II

Former farmhouse. Built in 2 stages: a small C16 house of 1 storey with
attics, and a 2-cell parlour block of 2 storeys with attics added in early or
mid C17 to right. Timber-framed and plastered. Plaintiled roof with axial
chimney of red brick. A gabled C20 casement dormer. Mainly mid C20 small-
pane casements; 3 C17 mullioned windows have been unblocked and glazed in the
parlour. C20 gabled entrance porch with boarded door. The parlour block has
good close-studding and the main beams are ovolo-moulded and channelled.
Joists fully-exposed, some flat and some on-edge. The C16 range was probably
a 3-cell house, becoming a service wing to left of the lobby - entrance from
C17 onwards. The building was restored from dereliction c.1970 and has lost
much original work particularly in the earlier wing. N.M.R. English
Vernacular Houses Mercer, 1975.

Listing NGR: TM0953054260

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