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Shrubbery Farmhouse, Westhorpe

Description: Shrubbery Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279560

OS Grid Reference: TM0399169697
OS Grid Coordinates: 603991, 269697
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2875, 0.9895

Location: Westhorpe, Suffolk IP14 4SZ

Locality: Westhorpe
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 4SZ

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Listing Text

TM 06 NW
4/104 Shrubbery Farm House
- II

House. c.1600, part rebuilt C19, altered C20. Timber frame with some later
brick. Plastered and whitewashed. Steeply pitched plaintiled roof with
machine tiles to rear. An L on plan, 3 cell cross passage plan with 2 bay
kitchen/dairy wing to rear left. 2 storeys and attic. Ground floor: entrance
in cross passage position towards left, a C20 gabled porch, to right a 4-light
transomed part opening metal frame casement with upper leaded lights,
hoodboard, similar 3-light casements to left and dual 2-light casements to
parlour to far right. First floor 3 and 4-light part opening metal frame
casements. Some braided pargetting in panels, offset plinth, boxed eaves. To
right of centre between hall and parlour an axial ridge stack with cap
rebuilt. Outer return of lower service wing to left has an early external
kitchen stack in a later pantiled lean-to, inner return has some panelled
pargetting. Right end C20 garage lean-to. Interior: 5 early bays with stack
to centre, service bays all largely rebuilt; close studding, hall has an ovolo
moulded axial binding beam and end girts, parlour has an ovolo moulded axial
binding beam and one wall of original panelling. 3 arched panels to
overmantel, intertwined scroll, fluted Ionic pilasters, oak leaf spandrels,
dentillations. Ovolo moulded newel to original stair behind stack, chamfered
arched braces to chamfered tie beams in open trusses, hall chamber stop
chamfered axial binding beam and joists. Roof has reused collars and halved
principals clasping purlins, arched windbraces.

Listing NGR: TM0399169697

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Source: English Heritage

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