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Ivy House Farm House, Wortham

Description: Ivy House Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280450

OS Grid Reference: TM0743977276
OS Grid Coordinates: 607439, 277276
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3543, 1.0446

Locality: Wortham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 1RD

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Listing Text


1/159 Ivy House Farm House

-- II

Farmhouse. Late C16, extended mid C17, raised and further extended c.1810 and
later C19, altered C20. Timber frame with some red brick plastered with
incisions to resemble stucco. Hipped tiled roof. Originally 2 cells with a
cross passage, parlour and lobby entrance bays added to left, a further dairy
bay added to right. 2 storeys and attic. 4 window front with C20 2-light
casements, early entrances blocked, coved eaves. Three 2-light leaded pane
gabled dormers. Axial ridge stacks between hall and parlour and at original
right end, rebuilt cap. Right end wall is rendered early C19 red brick. To
rear behind cross passage is an early C19 2-storey narrow gabled stair turret.
To rear of service end are later C19 low red brick additions, segmental headed
openings, hipped pantiled roofs, a 1 storey washroom with flint walling and
stack. Interior: hall has jowled storey posts to a bar stop chamfered cross
axial binding beam, stop chamfered joists and fireplace bressumer, original
doorway and window openings are exposed, parlour has a raised stop chamfered
axial binding beam. First floor arched braces in walling, reverse curved
bracing in parlour end wall.

Listing NGR: TM0743977276

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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