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Top Hill House, Haughley

Description: Top Hill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280543

OS Grid Reference: TM0341860820
OS Grid Coordinates: 603418, 260820
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2080, 0.9758

Locality: Haughley
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 3QH

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Listing Text

TM 06 SW

4/61 Tot Hill House

-- II

Farmhouse; early C17, with C16 core. Major remodelling c.1820. 2 storeys and
attics. 3-cell cross-entry plan. 3 windows. Timber-framed, the front
elevation encased in gault brick with dentil course beneath the eaves; other
walls plastered. Slated roof with 3 early C19 segmental-headed lead-clad
dormers; small-pane sashes. Early or mid C17 axial chimney of red brick with
sawtooth shaft. Windows of c.1820 with cambered heads of gauged brick; flush
frames and small-pane sashes. Doorway at cross-entry position; a 6-panelled
door with lower panels fielded and the upper pair glazed. The hall and
service cells are probably of C16 origin, with evidence for a formerly much
lower eaves-line. The parlour block to right is an addition or rebuilding of
c.1600 with very closely-spaced studding, an ovolo-moulded bridging beam and
an ovolo-mullioned window. Large back-to-back fireplaces in parlour and hall,
the latter blocked. The remodelling of c.1820 includes a rear outshut 2
storeys high.

Listing NGR: TM0341860820

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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