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Leedes Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hemingstone, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1346 / 52°8'4"N

Longitude: 1.1317 / 1°7'54"E

OS Eastings: 614422

OS Northings: 253104

OS Grid: TM144531

Mapcode National: GBR TLW.4Y9

Mapcode Global: VHLBD.KLMZ

Plus Code: 9F4344MJ+RM

Entry Name: Leedes Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279734

Location: Hemingstone, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Hemingstone

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Hemingstone St Gregory

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Farmhouse. Core of c.1500, with major extensions of late C16 and C17 at
either end. 3-cell cross-passage entrance plan. 2 storeys. Timber-framed
and plastered. Plaintiled roofs; an axial early C17 chimney of red brick with
sawtooth shaft; another axial C19 chimney in rear wing. Small-pane casements
of early C20, those at ground storey with transomes. Early C20 half-glazed
panelled entrance door at cross-entry position. 2-bay open hall at centre of
house with some orignal features: arch-braced cambered tie-beam at open truss
with an octagonal 4-way solid braced crownpost. Close-studding. One blocked
hall window with square mullions. One altered 4-centred arched service room
doorway. A good quality parlour wing was added to right in c.1600: fine
close-studding, unmoulded joists, ovolo-mullioned windows, and a rear
staircase wing. The service wing was rebuilt C17 in cross-wing form: on-edge
floor joists, 2-tier clasped-purlin roof with wind-bracing; the open hall was
reroofed and an upper floor inserted. Early C17 fleur-de-lys, roses and other
motifs in ceilings of hall, parlour and one chamber.

Listing NGR: TM1441953104

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