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Ruffins Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Chevington, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1957 / 52°11'44"N

Longitude: 0.644 / 0°38'38"E

OS Eastings: 580805

OS Northings: 258565

OS Grid: TL808585

Mapcode National: GBR QFH.7NF

Mapcode Global: VHJH1.32TM

Entry Name: Ruffins Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Last Amended: 25 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298939

English Heritage Legacy ID: 363112

Location: Chevington, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP29

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Chevington

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Chevington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 85 NW CHEVINGTON WHEPSTEAD

5/37 Ruffins Farmhouse
(Formerly listed under General)
14.7.55
II


Farmhouse, late C15 with C16 and C17 alterations. 3-cell Wealden type open hall
house; 2 storeys; 4 windows. Timber-framed, rendered; 2 jettied ends each with
4 brackets supporting upper floor. Hipped plaintiled roof with axial chimneys
of red brick. C20 2-light casements. Panelled entrance door at rear. 2-bay
hall with open truss having square crownpost with 4 braces and moulded base and
cap; cambered tie-beam with massive strutted unchamfered arch-braces; hewn
pilasters with moulded capitals beneath braces. Chimney backing onto cross-
passage, and first floor structure with ogee-mouldings inserted into hall
c.1550. Chimney stack added to C15 parlour, and second parlour block and rear
staircase wing added C17.


Listing NGR: TL8080558565

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

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