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Leatherjacket Farmhouse, Stratford St Mary

Description: Leatherjacket Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 277209

OS Grid Reference: TM0562135491
OS Grid Coordinates: 605621, 235491
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9798, 0.9927

Location: Ipswich Road, Stratford St Mary, Suffolk CO7 6PD

Locality: Stratford St Mary
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO7 6PD

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Listing Text

(south side)
Leatherjacket Farmhouse
- II
House. Probably late C15 with C16-C17 and later alterations. 1622 on dormer
window. Timber-framed, rendered, with some pargetting in panels. Plain tile
roof, red brick stacks. Probably 2 bays originally, now 3-bay lobby-entry, the
left bay being an addition. One storey and attic. Garden front: 2 half-glazed
doors. 2 C20 casements and small window to left. 3 gabled dormers with casements
and bargeboards. Ridge stack and later stack to left. Steeply-pitched roof with
bargeboards to gables. Road front has dormer window dated 1622. Interior:
studded walls on plinth. Chamfered beams and exposed joists of inserted ceiling
to centre and right end rooms. Run out stops to bridging beam and step stops to
joists of centre room. Partly rebuilt inglenook to inserted stack, chamfered
bressummer to centre room. Chamfered basket-arched rendered fireplace to room to
right. Newel stair against stack. Jowled post and truncated tie beam adjacent to
stack. 1st floor studded partition wall between centre and left rooms has
cambered tie beam and blocked arched panel which may be a former window. Room to
right chamfered basket-arched fireplace and chamfered beam with tongue stops.

Listing NGR: TM0562135491

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Source: English Heritage

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