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Foals Green Farmhouse, Wilby

Description: Foals Green Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280265

OS Grid Reference: TM2533371309
OS Grid Coordinates: 625333, 271309
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2937, 1.3029

Location: Foal's Green Road, Wilby, Suffolk IP21 5LW

Locality: Wilby
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 5LW

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Listing Text

TM 27 SE

4/145 Foals Green Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C17. Modernised c.1980 with addition of large wing to rear.
Timber framed and plastered with a thatched roof. 2 storeys and attic. 3-
cell, lobby entrance type. Mid C20 casement windows and half-door in open
lean-to porch. 2 original first floor windows with ovolo mullions have been
exposed, with another at the rear. Internal stack with rebuilt oblong shaft;
at the rear the base has an empty inset panel. A good frame with reversed
corner braces, mostly exposed internally. In the hall, an ovolo-moulded
bridging beam and square chamfered joists. The parlour also has an ovolo-
moulded bridging beam but here the joists were originally plastered over.
Both rooms had ovolo side cornices. 2 arched brick fireplaces on first floor.
Original newel stairs (2 flights). Roof has clasped and butt purlins with
arched wind-bracing.

Listing NGR: TM2533371309

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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