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Malting Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Blakenham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1206 / 52°7'14"N

Longitude: 1.089 / 1°5'20"E

OS Eastings: 611565

OS Northings: 251420

OS Grid: TM115514

Mapcode National: GBR TM1.04H

Mapcode Global: VHLBC.TYKQ

Plus Code: 9F4343CQ+6H

Entry Name: Malting Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250932

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433475

ID on this website: 101250932

Location: Great Blakenham, Mid Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Great Blakenham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Great Blakenham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 15 SW
3/56 Malting Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. Mid C16 with C15 core. 3-cell cross-passage entrance plan. 1
storey and attics. Timber-framed and rough-cast. Plaintiled roof with gabled
casement dormers and axial C16 chimney of red brick, recapped in C19. Mainly
C20 casements. Entrance doorway of c.1800, with eared architrave and moulded
pediment; C20 glazed 2-panelled door. A C15 2-bay open hall stands adjacent
to the road; its central open truss was removed in C17 when a 1st floor was
inserted in the 'upper' bay. Smoke-blackened roof, of coupled-rafter type with
side-purlins inserted later. In the 'lower' bay a large chimney was inserted
in C16; at that time a new hall was built beyond it with a cross-passage, a
chamber above, and a service cell beyond. It also has a coupled-rafter roof.
The C15 and C16 framing is plain and substantial. 2 small timber-framed wings
were added to rear in C17. The C16 service cell was converted to a parlour in
c.1800, with a fireplace and moulded arched corner cupboard.

Listing NGR: TM1156551420

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