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Church Farmhouse, Thorndon

Description: Church Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281379

OS Grid Reference: TM1419369709
OS Grid Coordinates: 614193, 269709
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2838, 1.1388

Location: The Street, Thorndon, Suffolk IP23 7JR

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

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Listing Text

TM 16 NW
3/98 Church Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Medieval origins, largely rebuilt c.1600 as a 3-cell house. Later
in-line service addition to left (west). Timber framed, the front plastered
and lined in imitation of ashlar. Roughcast render to gable ends, one dated
1909. Pantiled roof. 1½ storeys. 3 windows, C20 casements. Lobby entrance
with lean-to porch and glazed 4-panel door. 2 catslide dormers with older
casement windows. Internal stack with tall oblong shaft. Small square-
shafted stack at former gable end to left. Full-height studding exposed in
parlour cell, very little elsewhere. Many timbers are re-used. 2 diamond-
mullioned windows in parlour chamber. Service end has some heavy square
joists, probably medieval. Chamfered joists in hall, plain joists in parlour.
Hall fireplace contains some re-used stonework; opposite fireplace in parlour
has 3-centred brick arch. Straight stair at lower end of hall, a C19 or C20
insertion. Roof timbers concealed.

Listing NGR: TM1419369709

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Source: English Heritage

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