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Potash Farmhouse, Thorpe Morieux

Description: Potash Farmhouse

Grade: DL
Date Listed: 7 January 1991
Date Delisted: 17 October 2001
English Heritage Building ID: 277192

OS Grid Reference: TL9301852968
OS Grid Coordinates: 593018, 252968
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1413, 0.8193

Location: Thorpe Morieux, Suffolk IP30 0NG

Locality: Thorpe Morieux
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 0NG

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Listing Text

TL 95 SW
32/960 II
Farmhouse. C16 and mid-late C17. Timber framed and plastered, clay plain-tiled
roof, brick axial stack to main range and lateral stack to cross-wing. 3-cell form
with projecting cross-wing to right. 2 storeys and attics. Windows mainly C18
3-light mullion and transom small-paned casements and 12-paned sashes. 2 small
mullioned windows in side of cross-wing. Lobby entry: three quarter-glazed door;
doorcase with fluted pilasters and flat hood on carved console brackets, all
probably added mid C20. Internal stack with plain C19 shaft set just behind the
ridge. A further stack, probably C19, against outer wall of cross-wing, at the foot
of which are 2 lean-to additions. Interior: 2-bay cross-wing has some C16 exposed
framing, plain -ceiling joists and a clasped-purlin roof. Hall has a higher ceiling
with axial main beam and chamfered joists with lamb's tongue stops. Several C18
features including 2-panel doors, duck's nest grate (hall chamber) and balustrading
to newel stair in a lattice design. The attic over the parlour chamber has remains
of a lath and daub floor. Clasped purlin roof with a ridge piece, probably C17.

Listing NGR: TL9301852968

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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