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Grange Farmhouse, Stowupland

Description: Grange Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280671

OS Grid Reference: TM0846460867
OS Grid Coordinates: 608464, 260867
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2066, 1.0495

Location: Stowupland, Suffolk IP14 5DA

Locality: Stowupland
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 5DA

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Listing Text

TM 06 SE

5/188 Grange Farmhouse

-- II

Farmhouse, mid C16. 2 storeys. 3-cell cross-entry plan. Timber-framed and
plastered. Plaintiled roof; an axial C17 chimney of red brick. C19
casements. C19 boarded door at cross-entry position, with a light open porch
on slender posts. A complete mid C16 house with late C16 or early C17
alterations. The cross-passage is complete, with twin service room doorways;
the 4-centred arched head is visible above one of them. The parlour to right
has ogee-and-scotia moulded beams. Good tension-braced studding with one
blocked diamond mullioned window and evidence for others. At the left-hand
end is a pair of massive base-crucks formerly supporting a half-hip (later
converted to a gable). Arch braced tie-beams were removed from a narrow
chimney bay and centrally over the hall in late C16/early C17 when the present
larger chimney was inserted with newel staircase. Good chamfered floor joists
over the hall; possibly also an alteration of c.1600.

Listing NGR: TM0846460867

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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