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Shrubbery Farmhouse, Mickfield

Description: Shrubbery Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 May 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 279397

OS Grid Reference: TM1406761572
OS Grid Coordinates: 614067, 261572
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2108, 1.1318

Location: Mickfield, Suffolk IP14 5LP

Locality: Mickfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 5LP

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Listing Text

TM 16 SW
- Shrubbery Farmhouse

Former farmhouse. In 2 main stages, mid C16 and early C17; a lower C18
bakehouse range added to rear. 2 storeys; the parlour cross-wing also has
attics, and the earlier section to left is of one storey with attics. Timber-
framed and plastered. Thatched roofs; the crosswing has cusped C19
bargeboards on C17 carved brackets at the gable-feet. Axial C18 chimney of
red brick. Mainly C19 small-pane sashes and casements. C19 thatched gabled
entrance porch with cusped bargeboards and spike finial; C20 framed and
boarded door. The C16 building is of 2 cells, formerly with a half-hipped
roof at the left hand end. Heavy arch-braced studwork and clasped-purlin
roof; a blocked 4-light diamond-mullioned window and evidence for others.
This became the service end when a higher hall range with parlour cross-wing
were added in early C17. The hall has part of a moulded plank-and-muntin
cross-passage screen; ovolo-moulded main beams with intricate stops, and
chamfered common joists laid flat.

Listing NGR: TM1406761572

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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