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The Poplars, Shelland

Description: The Poplars

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280646

OS Grid Reference: TM0013559480
OS Grid Coordinates: 600135, 259480
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1972, 0.9270

Location: Cutler's Lane, Stowmarket IP14 3DE

Locality: Shelland
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 3DE

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Listing Text

TM 05 NW

6/163 The Poplars

-- II

House, c.1570. 3-cell plan. One storey and attics. Timber-framed and
plastered. Thatched roof with gabled plaintiled dormers with small-pane
casements. An axial C16 chimney of narrow buff/pink brick, the shaft rebuilt
in C18 red brick. An external gable chimney of C17 to left. Two good late
C18 or early C19 cross-casements with Gothick cast-iron traceried lights above
the transomes. A C19/C20 corner porch with lean-to slated roof and panelled
door. An early C20 pantiled lean-to extension to front right. Quite complete
unmoulded C16 framing: chamfered floor joists and a lintelled open fireplace
in the hall. Arch windbraced studding, and a number of diamond-mullioned
windows. The upper floors in parlour and service cells were renewed in
C17/C18; in the service cell is a large reused moulded bridging beam with C15
casement mouldings. Side-purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM0013559480

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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