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Street Farmhouse, Westhorpe

Description: Street Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279571

OS Grid Reference: TM0472469100
OS Grid Coordinates: 604724, 269100
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2819, 0.9999

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
4/115 Street Farm House

House. Mid to late C16, extended late C17 or early C18, part cased C19,
altered C20. Timber frame, plastered with some panelled pargetting and some
brick casing. Thatched roofs. 6 bay, 3-cell cross passage plan, 3 bay kitchen
addition to right was originally detached. 2 storeys. Ground floor: C18
lobby entrance to left of centre, 4 raised panelled architraved door, C20 open
gabled porch reusing a C16 4-centred arched doorhead with carved spandrels, to
left a C20 9-pane casement, to right a transomed 12-pane casement and to
service end to far right a 3-light casement, all with hoodboards. First floor
three 3-light part opening glazing bar casements. Axial ridge stack to left
of centre with an added oversailing cap, left gable end has oversailing attic
with exposed plates. To rear C19 whitewashed brick casing, blocked cross
passage door, ground floor segmental heads. To right 1 storey and attic
kitchen addition has lower eaves, two 3-light casements, a C20 3-light dormer,
an C18 axial ridge stack to centre, rebuilt cap, C20 lean-to on right end.
Interior: close studding with mid-rail, traces of cross passage doorways and 2
service doorways, one with a chamfered 4 centred arched head; hall and parlour
have double roll moulded bar and leaf stopped axial binding beams and joists,
brattished sides to binding beams, double brattished and roll moulded mid-
rails and end beams, in parlour a stop chamfered fireplace bressumer, altered
studding, an early door between hall and parlour. First floor traces of a 3-
light roll and hollow mullioned window, hall and parlour chambers linked by a
doorway with a depressed arched head, inserted reused axial binding beams with
rebated roll moulds flanking cavettos, reused joists as on ground floor,
reused parts of a panelled screen; a reverse cranked brace in a closed truss
partition, cambered tie beams. Butt purlin roof, in former open trusses large
arched braces from principals to collars, cranked windbraces. Kitchen
addition has a double butt purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM0472469100

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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