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Mount Pleasant, Laxfield

Description: Mount Pleasant

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280171

OS Grid Reference: TM2918672281
OS Grid Coordinates: 629186, 272281
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3008, 1.3600

Location: Station Road, Laxfield, Suffolk IP13 8HF

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

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Listing Text

TM 27 SE

9/51 Mount Pleasant

-- II

Former farmhouse, now 2 cottages. Dated 1630 internally. Timber framed, part
plastered; colourwashed brick to ground floor and brick to both gable ends
(that to the south of C18 date). Roof pantiled to front and plaintiled to
rear. 2 storeys and attic. An unusual form, with 2 short wings forming L-
shape plan; it is likely that the west end of the north wing has been lost.
Each wing has 2 windows, C18-C19 casements. North wing has 6- panelled raised
and fielded door and open porch on timber posts. South wing has a 4-panel
door, also with a simple open porch. 2 flat-roofed dormers to south wing. An
axial stack to the north wing, not quite at the gable end. Main room of north
wing has ovolo-moulded cross-beamed ceiling: the soffits are carved with
flowers, and at the centre is a Tudor rose and the date. Ovolo-moulded cross-
beams in chamber above: in the centre a cartouche with the initials 'NF'.
Timbers almost wholly concealed.

Listing NGR: TM2918672281

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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