Building record MCK 021 - Read Hall farmhouse

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15th C farmhouse with 16th and 17th C alterations


Grid reference Centred TM 1267 6267 (20m by 8m)
Map sheet TM16SW


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15th C timber-framed and rendered farmhouse with a tiled roof; the farmhouse is also surrounded by a moat (MCK 004). The house has a crown post roof and a number of mullioned windows. It originally had 2 bays although a cross wing was added in the 16th C; at this time a newell staircase was also put in place. Further modernisation continued in the 17th C with the parlour block being reconstructed on a larger scale as well as the addition of a new entrance and lobby (S1).

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  • <S1> Unpublished document: Aitkens, P and Wade-Martins, S.. 1998. The Farmsteads of Suffolk. A Thematic Study.

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Nov 2 2011 2:47PM

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