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Princewood, Thorndon

Description: Princewood

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281358

OS Grid Reference: TM1439268893
OS Grid Coordinates: 614392, 268893
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2764, 1.1412

Location: Hall Road, Thorndon, Suffolk IP23 7LU

Locality: Thorndon
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 7LU

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Listing Text

TM 16 NW
3/77 Princewood
House. C16 with C17 parlour addition to right. Renovated and extended to
rear c.1975. Timber framed and plastered, pantiled roof. 3-cell form. 1½
storeys. Mid C20 single-pane casement windows. Mid C20 boarded door. 2
raking dormers. Internal stack with shaft of C19 red brick. A C16 diamond-
mullioned window (altered) is exposed in the left gable end and another in the
rear wall; a third is visible internally. C16 section comprises hall and
service cells: exposed irregular studding, full height in the side walls;
reverse-curved braces passing through floor level. One-bay hall with
substantial plain joists. Remains of cross-entry doorways and one service
doorway, all square-headed. Tie beam above service partition has been cut and
replaced by long irregular braces from each wallpost, meeting over a doorway
in the centre; one of these braces has been partly removed. Side purlin roof,
originally half-hipped at the service end. The stack is a C17 insertion,
perhaps preceded by a timber flue. Plain studding at later end.

Listing NGR: TM1439268893

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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