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6, 8 and 10, the Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bramford, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0753 / 52°4'30"N

Longitude: 1.098 / 1°5'52"E

OS Eastings: 612398

OS Northings: 246407

OS Grid: TM123464

Mapcode National: GBR TMF.VSZ

Mapcode Global: VHLBR.Z3BF

Plus Code: 9F4333GX+45

Entry Name: 6, 8 and 10, the Street

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Last Amended: 24 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262946

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433448

Location: Bramford, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP8

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bramford

Built-Up Area: Bramford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bramford St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 1246
9/93 Nos. 6,8 and 10 (Formerly
listed as Nos 1, 2 and 3
Oak Cottages)
- II

Three houses, formerly The Bell Inn. A late-mediaeval H-plan open-hall house,
perhaps built in 2 or 3 stages. 2 storeys. Timber-framed and plastered; the
upper floors of both cross-wings are jettied towards the street. Plaintiled
roofs with axial and external chimneys of red brick. C19 small-pane
casements; the ground storey windows of both cross-wings have hinged boarded
shutters. Boarded entrance doors. The centre range (No.8) comprises a C15
open hall of 2 equal bays. The open truss has a cambered and hollow-chamfered
tie-beam and evidence for massive arch-bracing. Good quality close studwork;
a 6-light diamond mullioned window in the front wall. An unmoulded upper
floor was inserted in C16. The left-hand cross-wing has a pointed arched
doorway into the hall and may be of c.1400 or earlier. The right-hand cross-
wing has exposed tension-braced close-studwork and may have been added as a
parlour/solar wing in late C15 or early C16; the chimney between parlour and
hall is probably a C17 insertion. All roofs were renewed in C19.

Listing NGR: TM1239846407

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