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Low Farmhouse, Laxfield

Description: Low Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280163

OS Grid Reference: TM2909969866
OS Grid Coordinates: 629099, 269866
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2792, 1.3571

Location: Dennington Road, Laxfield, Suffolk IP13 8HJ

Locality: Laxfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 8HJ

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Listing Text

TM 26 NE

6/43 Low Farmhouse

-- II

Former farmhouse, now 2 cottages, the right cottage unmodernised. Late C16.
Timber framed and plastered, the ground floor mostly rebuilt in colourwashed
brick. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. 3-cell form. Mid C20 small-
paned casement windows and 6-panel door to left cottage, C19 casements to
right cottage. Internal stack. Single-storey additions to each gable end.
Left cottage has exposed first floor studding with reversed bracing. Arched
brick fireplace in hall chamber. Parlour (in right cottage) has a bridging
beam cased in moulded plasterwork. The ceiling of the parlour chamber is
divided into 4 by plaster-moulded cross beams, with a moulded border to each
division. Also in the right cottage the original newel stairs. Roof has
clasped and butt purlins, with cranked wind-bracing.

Listing NGR: TM2909969866

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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