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The Homestead

A Grade II Listed Building in Rickinghall, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3406 / 52°20'26"N

Longitude: 1.0021 / 1°0'7"E

OS Eastings: 604603

OS Northings: 275634

OS Grid: TM046756

Mapcode National: GBR SGW.84M

Mapcode Global: VHKCX.BF3J

Entry Name: The Homestead

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440211

Location: Rickinghall Superior, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rickinghall Superior

Built-Up Area: Rickinghall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Redgrave cum Botesdale with the Rickinghalls

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 0475
6/161 The Homestead
House. Mid to late C17, altered and extended early to mid C18, altered mid
C19 and early C20. Red brick with some timber framing, all colourwashed and
rendered. Plaintiled roof with pantiles to rear and on additions. 3 cell
plan with end stacks, service additions to rear right to form an L on plan. 2
storeys and attic. Ground floor: entrance to left of centre, a 6 panelled
door with panelled reveals in a C20 gabled porch, 3 large architraved
transomed 3-light part opening casements. First floor 3 architraved part
opening cross casements. Plat band, eaves cornice. 3 gabled 2-light dormers.
Internal end stacks. Moulded kneelers to tumbled-in gable end parapets, right
end plat band. Slightly projecting to rear right a square 2 storey C18
service block with a hipped roof, a panelled door with a gauged brick round
arched head to a through passage, dentilled eaves; beyond is 2 bay 1 storey
kitchen with C20 casements, dentilled eaves and a C19 external stack with
offsets, rear gable end moulded kneelers to tumbled-in parapet. Main range to
rear has C19 lean-to additions with a part glazed 6 panelled door with a
bracketed hood, to right a 6-light leaded bow window, first floor sashes, a
C17 external stack now truncated. Interior: to right a secondary small 1
parlour with some early C18 raised panelling with a cyma cornice, first floor
appears to have had 8 window openings to front, reset early C18 raised
panelling to passage, double staggered tenoned purlin roof. Attached to left
end a 1 storey 2 bay early C20 surgery links to a lean-to outshut to far left
which projects forward and which contains fragments of a C16 timber frame.

Listing NGR: TM0460375634

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