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Stables, 40 Metres East of Grove Farmhouse, Thurston

Description: Stables, 40 Metres East of Grove Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281251

OS Grid Reference: TL9429364846
OS Grid Coordinates: 594293, 264846
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2475, 0.8447

Location: Thurston, Suffolk IP31 3SF

Locality: Thurston
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 3SF

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Listing Text


4/148 Stables, 40m east of
- Grove Farmhouse


Stables with hayloft above, late C17. 2 cells; about 4 bays. Timber-framed
and weatherboarded. Corrugated iron roof, formerly thatched. Boarded C19
stable doors, and one to hayloft in north gable. Good quality framing for
date. Primary-braced studding with middle rail, and including various
original openings now blocked. 2-tier butt-purlin roof, the upper tier
windbraced. Loft floor with floor joists set on-edge. Hayracks and mangers
remain in part. A boarded partition has some interesting graffiti of C18 or
possibly C17: two interlace patterns, and a large number of forks of varying

Listing NGR: TL9429364846

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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