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Beacon Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westhall, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.377 / 52°22'37"N

Longitude: 1.553 / 1°33'10"E

OS Eastings: 641928

OS Northings: 281381

OS Grid: TM419813

Mapcode National: GBR XNB.X29

Mapcode Global: VHM6X.VJW4

Entry Name: Beacon Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 September 1953

Last Amended: 23 April 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282113

Location: Westhall, Waveney, Suffolk, IP19

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Westhall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Westhall St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


3/39 Beacon Farmhouse (formerly
- listed as Bacon's
1-9-55 Farmhouse)

- II*

Farmhouse. Mid C16 and early C17. 2 storeys. Timber-framed; rendered front,
with the main posts left exposed, and traces of simple pargetting; the rear
wall and south-west end faced in C19 red brick, colour-washed; pantiles, 2
chimney-stacks with plain red brick shafts. The house has an outstanding set
of early C17 mullion-and-transome windows, mainly 4-light, with ovolo moulded
mullions and chamfered transomes; pintle hinges. At the south-west end of the
front, one 3-light diamond mullioned window on the ground floor. Of the same
date, an enclosed and gabled red brick porch with a moulded lintel to the
rectangular doorway and a fine ledged and battened door. Frame in 6 bays: at
the north-east end of the front 2 main posts support sawn-off sections of an
earlier and lower wallplate and have been heightened later; within the house,
this section has a marked difference in the upper floor level. The main
entrance door, formerly part of a cross-entry, leads directly into a 2-bay
room with a fine moulded ceiling: multiple roll-mouldings to the main beam,
and a single roll to the joists. The open fireplace in the same room has a
plain timber lintel.

Listing NGR: TM4192881381

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

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