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Abbey Farmhouse, Woolpit

Description: Abbey Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280883

OS Grid Reference: TL9757161324
OS Grid Coordinates: 597571, 261324
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2147, 0.8906

Location: Woolpit, Suffolk IP30 9RQ

Locality: Woolpit
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 9RQ

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Listing Text

TL 96 SE
1/130 Abbey Farmhouse
- II
Former farmhouse. Early C16 with alterations of early C17 and c.1970. One
storey and attics. A 2-cell open hall house with major additions. Timber-
framed and plastered. Thatched roof with an axial C17 chimney of pink/buff
brick, and another external gable chimney also C17. An eyebrow casement
dormer. Mid C20 small-pane casements. Boarded C20 entrance door. A 2-bay
open hall has a storeyed cell at the east end. Arch windbraced widely-spaced
studding. Queenpost roof (the open truss has been removed). Unchamfered 1st
floor joists. A C17 inserted 1st floor in the hall has on-edge joists. A
wide lintelled open fireplace of this date in the 2nd cell. Two single-cell
extensions added either side in C17: one has a lintelled parlour fireplace and
the other a diamond mullioned window.

Listing NGR: TL9757161324

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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