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Barn Approximately 50 Metres West South West of Church Farm Stable

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fressingfield, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3497 / 52°20'58"N

Longitude: 1.3172 / 1°19'1"E

OS Eastings: 626017

OS Northings: 277580

OS Grid: TM260775

Mapcode National: GBR WM2.PTP

Mapcode Global: VHL9J.S66L

Entry Name: Barn Approximately 50 Metres West South West of Church Farm Stable

Listing Date: 3 June 1997

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245363

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468705

Location: Fressingfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Fressingfield

Built-Up Area: Fressingfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Fressingfield St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 2677 FRESSINGFIELD Barn approx. 50m. WSW of
Church Farm Stable
1220/10/10003

GV II*


Barn. Late C13/early C14 in origin, rebuilt using much original material late C17/early C18. Timber frame covered in weatherboarding and corrugated sheeting with wattle and daub infill in part and pantile roof. Brick plinth. 4 bays with, to rear, a gabled midstrey in 3rd bay from left and a small extension to its left. Originally another entrance opposite. Doorway in left end and further possible pitching hole door high on right end. INTERIOR. Tall panel framing with mid rail and jowled posts supporting tie beams with curved braces. clasped purlin roof with further intermittent collars. Coupled rafters have long diagonal windbraces nailed across their inner faces. Of great interest is the amount of late C13/early C14 re-used timbers, possibly some in situ. These include one complete cross frame (arcade posts and tie beam), two arcade posts re-used as wall posts, two arcade posts re-used as lengths of mid-rail, one section of arcade plate re-used as the central wall post in the SW gable, two sections of aisle wall plate re-used as mid-rails in the NE gable, and various sections of present wall plate possibly being re-used aisle wall plate. HISTORY. This very significant barn is approx 50 metres from Church Farm Stable, a Grade I listed former hall house of early C14 (qv). The original aisled form of the barn was therefore probably contemporary with it or just before it and very likely formed one of the ancillary buildings of the hall or its immediate predecessor.

Listing NGR: TM2601777580

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

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