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Sycamore Farmhouse, Southolt

Description: Sycamore Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281342

OS Grid Reference: TM1996368781
OS Grid Coordinates: 619963, 268781
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2732, 1.2227

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
4/61 Sycamore Farmhouse
- II
Former farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. In 2 sections: to south is a C16 range,
raised and re-roofed in later C17; to north is an early C17 parlour cross-
wing. Timber framed and plastered with roof of concrete plaintiles. 2
storeys with attic to wing. Windows mainly mid C20 casements without glazing
bars. North gable of cross-wing has an C18 mullion and transom window with
some old diamond-leaded glass. At the junction of the 2 sections is a C19
doorway: 4-panel raised and fielded door, the panels with moulded surrounds;
oblong overlight. South range has 2 internal stacks with mid C20 shafts, one
at the junction with the wing. To south is a single-storey plastered addition
with boarded entrance door. South range in 3 bays, perhaps comprising a hall
and service cell, with some heavy close studding and tension braces. The
stack at the south end is a later insertion. Parlour end has most of
structure concealed; this section may have originally been an in-line
addition, later enlarged to form a cross-wing.

Listing NGR: TM1996368781

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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