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Church Farmhouse, Westhorpe

Description: Church Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279564

OS Grid Reference: TM0423969189
OS Grid Coordinates: 604239, 269189
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2829, 0.9928

Location: Church Road, Westhorpe, Suffolk IP14 4SU

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

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Listing Text

TM 06 NW
4/108 Church Farm House
- II

House. Early C17, altered C20. Timber frame, plastered. Steeply pitched
plaintiled roofs, with some machine tiles. 3 bay hall range with slightly
projecting cross ranges, short parlour to right, 3 bay service wing extends to
rear to form an L on plan. 2 storeys and attic. Almost symmetrical front
with a central entrance in a C20 lean-to porch, part glazed 6 panelled door,
flanking 2-light C20 casements, first floor 1:2:1 light C20 casement, boxed
eaves. Slightly projecting gable fronted ends have C20 3-light casements,
shaped brackets to bargeboards, sham timber framing at apices of gables.
Right return to parlour has a ground floor 2-light casement, first floor part
opening metal frame 3-light casement, internal ridge stack towards rear has
rebated panels to shaft, oversailing cap, to rear pantiled lean-to outshuts.
Left return to service wing has 2 large transomed 5-light part opening metal
frame casements, 2 C19 axial ridge stacks, inner return boarded door into
rear bay, on first floor an early part opening casement, pantiled lean-to
outshut to rear. Interior: hall has a bar stopped axial binding beam, parlour
has a chamfered axial binding beam with moulding defaced, close studding with
chamfered mid-rail, second parlour to front of service wing has early C17
panelling with a guilloche frieze, stop chamfered cross axial binding beam,
ogee stop chamfered crossed binding beams in kitchen. Broad early C19 dogleg
staircase with slat balusters, moulded handrail. First floor parlour chamber
bolection fireplace surround, over hall a quirked wave moulded axial binding
beam, main range and parlour have double butt purlin roofs, collars to
principals, upper arched windbraces, service wing reroofed.

Listing NGR: TM0423969189

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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