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Lea Farmhouse, Great Ashfield

Description: Lea Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281152

OS Grid Reference: TL9988666092
OS Grid Coordinates: 599886, 266092
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2567, 0.9272

Location: Haugh Lane, Great Ashfield, Suffolk IP31 3HL

Locality: Great Ashfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 3HL

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Listing Text


2/49 Lea Farmhouse


Farmhouse; mid C16 with extensions of c.1600 and later. 2 storeys, part with
attic. 4 windows. Timber-framed and plastered. Hipped concrete plaintiled
roof. An axial chimney of C17 red brick. Early C19 small-pane 3-light
casements, those at ground storey with wooden hoodmoulds. C19 6-panelled
entrance door with the upper pair of panels glazed. Gabled plaintiled mid C19
canopy on carved brackets. Interior: Some unmoulded heavy framing of mid C16
exposed at centre of house. An extension to right has arch windbraced
studding and a blocked diamond mullioned window. Lintelled C16/C17 open
fireplace in the hall, and a rear service chimney to right of C17. A rear mid
C18 staircase wing has a stair with turned balusters and wreathed handrail.
Medieval moat surrounds the house.

Listing NGR: TL9988666092

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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