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Horseshoe Farmhouse, Stradbroke

Description: Horseshoe Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280254

OS Grid Reference: TM2319672927
OS Grid Coordinates: 623196, 272927
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3091, 1.2727

Location: Wilby Road, Stradbroke, Suffolk IP21 5JS

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

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Listing Text

TM 27 SW

3/134 Horseshoe Farmhouse
-- II

Farmhouse. C15. Timber framed and plastered at front, the remainder in C19
colourwashed brick which probably replaces the timber frame. Pantiled roof,
1½ storeys. A 3-cell open hall house. Mid C20 casement windows with pseudo
diamond-leaded glass throughout. 3 gabled dormers, the central one larger.
C19 doorway with architrave surround, frieze and cornice; 4-panel door.
Boarded half-door to left. Internal stack with low rendered shaft. Small
gable stack to right. Tie beam of open truss is intact, with one brace
visible: it carries a fine octagonal crown-post with moulded capital and 4-way
bracing; base of post not visible. Original rafters substantially intact,
together with one sooted end gable wall. Stack inserted into probably the
upper end of the open hall. Inserted floor has chamfered joists of c.1600.
Brick newel stair with wooden treads.

Listing NGR: TM2319672927

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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