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Stuston Place Farm House, Stuston

Description: Stuston Place Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280396

OS Grid Reference: TM1273378231
OS Grid Coordinates: 612733, 278231
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3608, 1.1229

Location: Old Bury Road, Stuston, Suffolk IP21 4AB

Locality: Stuston
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 4AB

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Listing Text

TM 17 NW
2/107 Stuston Place Farm House
-- II

Farmhouse. c.1600, extended C18, cased, extended, part raised and altered mid
C19. Timber frame. Largely cased and extended in red brick, some plastering.
Steeply pitched machine tiled roofs. Originally an L on plan with
kitchen/dairy additions to left to form a T. 2 storeys and attics. Front
range is 2 large cells with a central entrance into a cross passage behind
hall stack. C19 part glazed, part panelled recessed door, doorcase with
panelled jambs, bracketed cornice with pendant drops. To left a 1 storey
canted sashed bay window with cornice to flat head, to right and on first
floor recessed single glazing bar sashes, ground floor gauged brick flat
arched head with stone key block. Plinth, boxed eaves. Cross axial ridge
stacks rebuilt with oversailing caps, at original left end and to right of
entrance. Roof raised to front, lower eaves to rear, right gable end attic
sash. Main block to rear and inner return of parlour wing have sashes in red
brick with some C20 casements, ground floor French windows and a cross passage
door opening into a C20 conservatory. 2 bay parlour wing extending to rear
left has slightly higher ridge and eaves with a hip to rear. Outer elevation
is plastered with a large external stack with offsets. C18 kitchen addition
to left front is 2 storeys with a lower ridge and shallower pitch to roof.
Red brick to front, an entrance to right, mixed fenestration, ground floor
cambered heads, plastered to rear. Further extended to left in C19 with a
ridge stack between 2 builds. Interior: ovolo moulded cross axial binding
beams throughout, hall has close studding, an original large window frame,
ovolo moulded with king mullion, intermediate diamond mullions, parlour has
shaped jowled storey posts, ogee stop chamfered binding beam in kitchen,
double side purlin roofs, butt purlins, curved windbraces, upper clasped
purlins to front range. Attached to kitchen wing and projecting forward into
yard is a C19 1 storey outbuilding, rendered clay lump with quoined red brick
dressings, slate roof. 3 bay dairy with 2 entrances and a stack, a range of
sheds with 2 doors, mixed casements.

Listing NGR: TM1273378231

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Source: English Heritage

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