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Grove Farmhouse, Stradbroke

Description: Grove Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280247

OS Grid Reference: TM2304874309
OS Grid Coordinates: 623048, 274309
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3215, 1.2715

Location: B1118, Stradbroke, Suffolk IP21 5HH

Locality: Stradbroke
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 5HH

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Listing Text

TM 27 SW

8/127 Grove Farmhouse
-- II

Farmhouse. C16 and early-mid C17, in 2 or 3 main phases. C19 alterations and
additions. A long range at right angles to the road, with a slightly
projecting central cross-wing. Timber framed and plastered; C19 red brick to
gable ends. Plaintiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. Windows mainly mid C20
casements. C17 section to east of cross-wing has an original 5-light ovolo-
moulded mullion and transom window at first floor level. Gable end of wing
has an early C19 doorcase: reeded architrave with corner roundels and beaded
surround; frieze and cornice. Original panelled door with glazed upper
section, the top panes with arched glazing bars. 2 internal stacks with
Victorianised shafts. Section to west of cross-wing is the earliest: much of
the structure is concealed but the upper chamber has some studding and a fine
ceiling with a single roll moulding to the cross-beams and joists. 2 doors
made from C17 panelling, one of the doorways with 4-centre arched head.
Newel stairs. Cross-wing has exposed framing to upper floor; Victorianised
ground floor with C19 straight stair. C17 section includes service end, the
upper chamber unmodernised. Ground floor room has on-edge joists and against
the stack a re-used C15 beam with embattled decoration.

Listing NGR: TM2304874309

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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