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Broomvale Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Blakenham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0996 / 52°5'58"N

Longitude: 1.0964 / 1°5'47"E

OS Eastings: 612177

OS Northings: 249108

OS Grid: TM121491

Mapcode National: GBR TM7.81W

Mapcode Global: VHLBK.YHH9

Plus Code: 9F4333XW+RH

Entry Name: Broomvale Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433488

Location: Little Blakenham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP8

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Little Blakenham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Little Blakenham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 14 NW
7/58 Broomvale Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C16 core with major alterations of early C19 and early C20. A C19
range has the main entrance front facing south, of 2 storeys and 3 windows.
Painted brick. Plaintiled roof with external end chimney. Windows with flat
arches of gauged brick; small-pane sashes at upper storey, French windows with
louvred shutters at ground storey. 6-panelled entrance door, the upper panels
glazed. Reeded architrave and pentice board on slender brackets. A 2-storey
C16 range became the rear service wing in C19, but it comprises the original
hall and service cell: timber framed and plastered, with some C18 herringbone
pargetting in panels. Some good C18 windows on the west elevation, of 3
lights with transomes and iron casements, those at 1st storey with leaded
lights. The ground floor window has a pair of boarded shutters. The twin
service rooms have good exposed framing of early C16 or possibly C15, partly
rebuilt in mid C16 with a roll-moulded bridging joist and chamfered common
joists. the hall may also have been rebuilt at this time. A large 2-storey
extension of c.1930 to rear.

Listing NGR: TM1217749108

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