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Elm Farmhouse, Stowupland

Description: Elm Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280677

OS Grid Reference: TM0652459474
OS Grid Coordinates: 606524, 259474
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1948, 1.0203

Location: Stowmarket Road, Stowupland, Suffolk IP14 4DE

Locality: Stowupland
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 4DE

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Listing Text

TM 05 NE

7/194 Elm Farmhouse

-- II

Former farmhouse; mid C16, early C17 and early C19. Built in 2 sections.
Front section of early C19: plastered brick (the lower section and the side
walls are painted instead of plastered). Slated roof with gable chimneys of
gault brick. 2 storeys, 3 windows. Small-pane sashes with flush frames,
those at ground storey with boarded shutters. Entrance door with 2 tall
beaded panels; square fanlight and flat canopy on brackets. The C19 building
forms a double-pile plan with the earlier house behind; built in 2 stages, mid
C16 and early C17. 3-cell plan, the service cell to left is an addition of
C17. 2 storeys. Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched roof, hipped at right
hand end. An axial C16/C17 chimney of red brick. Various C19 and C20
casements. The C16 section has good framing:- close-studding, chamfered floor
joists, with pyramid chamfer stops to the binding beam in the hall. Clasped
purlin roof. A large cambered lintel to the parlour fireplace to right. The
C17 framing is complete but plain, and of slightly lesser quality.

Listing NGR: TM0652459474

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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