Description: Poplar Farmhouse
Date Listed: 29 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 277377
OS Grid Reference: TM1263043211
OS Grid Coordinates: 612630, 243211
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0465, 1.0994
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TM 14 SW SPROUGHTON POPLAR LANE
4/49 Poplar Farmhouse
House. Late C16 and early C17, later C17, C18 extended probably early C19.
Timber framed and rendered, colourwashed brick, plain tile roofs. The north-south
range hipped at one end. Complex plan comprising east-west probably late C16
wing, and near contemporary north-south range, forming L plan; later C17 former
dairy/kitchen, formerly freestanding, now linked by C18 timber framed outshut, and
later brick service ranges. Late C18 or early C19 brick front and rear additions.
Mostly 2 storeys. Scattered fenstration of C20 casements, some small paned, some
leaded. C20 brick porch with part-glazed door on early brick west front. C19
brick stacks including one axially on east-west range, and one on lateral wall of
north-south range. Interior: North-south range. Ground floor bar stopped main
beams and joists. First floor diamond mullion window and shutter groove.
Clasped purlin roof, one tier of collars, roof largely rebuilt C19 reusing earlier
timbers. East-west range. Blocked doorway to north. 4-centre arched fireplace,
rendered, but probably brick with chamfered arris. Clasped purlin roof with one
tier of collars, later rafters and ridge piece.
Listing NGR: TM1263043211
Source: English Heritage
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