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Lampits Farmhouse, Thorndon

Description: Lampits Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281363

OS Grid Reference: TM1484667242
OS Grid Coordinates: 614846, 267242
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2614, 1.1468

Location: Baker's Lane, Thorndon, Suffolk IP23 7LT

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

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Listing Text

TM 16 NW
3/82 Lampits Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
29.7.55 Lampits and under Baker's

- II
Manor farmhouse. Early-mid C16 3-cell main range with alterations of c.1600.
Early C17 service wing to rear forming L-shape plan. Timber framed and
roughcast-rendered under plaintiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. Continuous
jetty to front. 5 windows, mid C20 single-paned casements. Central battened
plank door. Internal stack with plain shaft of C20 date. The parlour cell to
right is heated by a stack placed against the rear wall. Rear doorway of
c.1800 has 6-panel raised and fielded door, architrave and dentilled pediment.
Modernised interior. Hall has chamfered cross-beamed ceiling with solid
braces to wallposts; joists concealed by C17 plasterwork with moulded borders.
Tie beams in chamber above have long heavy arched braces. Studded first floor
partition between hall and service cells has 4-centre arched doorway. The
present stack seems an insertion of c.1600, perhaps preceded by a smoke bay
within a narrow bay at the opposite end of the hall. One stuccoed first floor
fireplace with ovolo-moulded 4-centred arch. Roof over front range is a
reconstruction of c.1700 or later, with stepped butt purlins. Rear wing had
2-cell form: on-edge joists; roof with 2 rows of diminished butt purlins and
arched windbraces.

Listing NGR: TM1484667242

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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