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Abbey Farm House, Thrandeston

Description: Abbey Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280405

OS Grid Reference: TM1242976733
OS Grid Coordinates: 612429, 276733
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3475, 1.1174

Location: New Road, Thrandeston, Suffolk IP21 4BN

Locality: Thrandeston
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 4BN

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Listing Text

TM 17 NW

2/116 Abbey Farm House

-- II

House. Early C16 origins, floor inserted, raised, stack and parlour added
early to mid C17, altered early C19. Timber frame, plastered. Pantiled roof.
3 cell lobby entry plan with parlour and entrance bay added to small and
probably part open core. 2 storeys and attic. Entrance to left of centre, an
early 9 panelled door with studded and moulded rails and muntins, recessed in
an early C19 reeded doorcase. Transomed 4-light ovolo moulded casements with
leaded panes, that to right on ground floor is C17 as is smaller 4-light ovolo
mullioned window over entrance. Axial ridge stack with 4 clustered hexagonal
shafts, moulded base and capping. Left gable end early 4-light ovolo
mullioned attic window with cornice. Right gable end, attic 3-light window to
former cheese loft, added external stack, 1 storey C19 or C20 gabled
outbuilding with an entrance and a stack. To rear early bays have oversailing
upper storey, bressumer fixed with iron studs reflecting original eaves level,
C20 casements, a bay window and a 3-light raking dormer. Parlour addition
projects slightly with an early 3-light ovolo mullioned window over a boarded
door, French windows and a transomed 4-light casement to right. Interior:
parlour has close studding, triple ovolo moulded axial binding beam, first
floor cavetto and ovolo moulded 4 centred rendered brick fireplace arches.
Hall has a stop chamfered cross axial binding beam, first floor reset
chamfered axial binding beam with elaborate bar stops. Double purlin roof
throughout, lower butt purlins, upper purlins clasped by cranked collars,
halved principals.

Listing NGR: TM1242976733

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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