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Pooles Farmhouse, Stowupland

Description: Pooles Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280679

OS Grid Reference: TM0622059905
OS Grid Coordinates: 606220, 259905
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1988, 1.0161

Location: Thorney Green Road, Stowupland, Suffolk IP14 4AJ

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

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Listing Text

TM 05 NE

7/196 Pooles Farmhouse

-- II

Farmhouse, late C16. 3-cell plan with lobby entrance. One storey and attics.
Timber-framed and pebble dashed. Plaintiled roof, with one C19 gabled
casement dormer. An axial chimney, the shaft rebuilt in C19 red brick. 3-
light C19 casements. Late C19 gabled entrance porch with ogee-curved
bargeboards; 4-panelled door. The house has been altered in late C16/early
C17, and the original layout is unclear although probably of 2-cell form. The
central chimney bay is flanked by two pairs of inserted base-crucks supporting
heavy collar beams; earlier tie-beams have been removed from chambers over
hall and parlour. Evidence for shuttered unglazed windows in service rooms to
left. The central hall has good late C16/early C17 chamfered floor joists.
The parlour cell has a bridging beam with C17 lambstongue chamfer stops
suggeesting an extension here. Good wind-braced clasped purlin roof of late
C16. A short service wing of C17/C18 to rear left. Partial medieval moat.

Listing NGR: TM0622059905

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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