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Homestall, Southolt

Description: Homestall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281336

OS Grid Reference: TM1930368744
OS Grid Coordinates: 619303, 268744
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2731, 1.2130

Location: The Street, Southolt, Suffolk IP23 7QJ

Locality: Southolt
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 7QJ

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Listing Text

TM 16 NE
4/55 Homestall
- II
Former farmhouse. Mid C16 parlour cell; hall and service cells have medieval
origins, with later alterations and possibly rebuilding. Timber framed with
textured cement render under a pantiled roof. 2 storeys, formerly with attic.
3-cell form. 3 windows, mid C20 standard casements without glazing bars. C20
gabled porch with 6-panel raised and fielded door. Internal stack, entirely
rebuilt following the collapse of the original c.1953; C19 external gable
stack to right. Small additions on each gable end. Parlour cell has fine
close studding with reverse-curved braces; parlour has axial bridging beam and
closely-spaced chamfered joists. Roof over parlour cell has clasped and butt
purlins with incomplete wind braces. Hall and service cells much altered with
little of the structure visible. Hall has chamfered-joist ceiling, possibly
inserted, one bay lost to a mid C20 stair. Roof over this section is an C18
reconstruction, re-using many sooted medieval rafters.

Listing NGR: TM1930368744

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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