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Church Farm Cottage church Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rickinghall, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3366 / 52°20'11"N

Longitude: 0.9926 / 0°59'33"E

OS Eastings: 603976

OS Northings: 275159

OS Grid: TM039751

Mapcode National: GBR SGV.KRL

Mapcode Global: VHKCX.5J2M

Entry Name: Church Farm Cottage church Farm House

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Last Amended: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440220

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

RICKINGHALL SUPERIOR THE STREET (NORTH WEST
TM 07 NW
SIDE)
1/166 Church Farm House and
29.7.55 Church Farm Cottage
(formerly listed as
Church Farm House)
GV II
House, now 2 dwellings. c.1500, stacks inserted, reroofed, altered and
extended early C17, extended C19, altered C20. Timber frame, plastered with
flint, clay lump and red brick additions. Steeply pitched machine pantiled
roofs. 5 bays, fully storeyed 3 cell plan with narrow smoke bay and cross
passage bay, continuously jettied to front and at upper end, stack inserted in
smoke bay. 2 storeys. Ground floor: entrance into original cross passage
with a C20 architraved door, hall and parlour to left have C20 15 pane bow
windows, service bay to right has a 3-light part opening casement. Jetty to
first floor which projects slightly less far in largely rebuilt cross passage
and service bays, jetty steps down to a lower level with 2 curved brackets in
service bay, 2 and 3-light glazing bar casements, roof is lower over cross
passage and service bays. In original smoke bay between hall and parlour is
an axial ridge stack with 3 conjoined hexagonal shafts. To left return a
brattished corner post with a large bracket to dragon beam, jettied left end
with a small bracket to rear, a C20 bow window, 2 and 3-light casements, C17
brackets to exposed plates. Right or service end early C17 external stack
with a rebuilt cap in a 1 storey C19 outbuilding, flint with red brick
dressings, internal end stack, further right C20 addition with an entrance.
To rear a lobby entrance to main range, 2-light casements; behind service bay
a 2 bay, 2 storey, C17 dairy with exposed plates and purlins in a brick cased
rear gable end; behind cross passage bay a 2 storey C19 clay lump addition
with an internal end stack with a hexagonal shaft, an entrance in brick cased
gable end with a shallow pitched roof. Interior: close studding of large
scantling, hall has an axial binding beam and stop chamfered cross axial beams
at ends with jowled storey posts of rebated section at upper end, a 3-light
ovolo mullioned window opening with intermediate small diamond mullions; in
parlour an C18 chamfered segmental headed fireplace; service end ovolo moulded
fireplace bressumer and axial binding beam. First floor: 4-centred arched
braces to stop chamfered cambered tie beams with mortices for crown posts and
tension braces, arched braces in walling; parlour chamber end wall has a very
large sill for an original oriel window, ovolo moulded cross axial binding
beams. Good early C17 double butt purlin roof with cambered collars, upper
windbraces; service and cross passage bays separately reroofed with cambered
collars clasping purlins. C17 dairy wing has close studding with mid-rail,
traces of 3 and 4-light diamond mullioned windows. (NMR 1970)


Listing NGR: TM0397675159

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