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Ashfield Lodge, Ashfield cum Thorpe

Description: Ashfield Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281430

OS Grid Reference: TM2164063731
OS Grid Coordinates: 621640, 263731
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2272, 1.2439

Location: Low Road, Ashfield cum Thorpe, Suffolk IP14 6ND

Locality: Ashfield cum Thorpe
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 6ND

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Listing Text

TM 26 SW

5/6 Ashfield Lodge
9/12/55 (formerly listed as Ashfield
Lodge and barn)
- II

Farmhouse. Late C16. Rear service range to right of C17 and later.
Substantial early C19 alterations, including raising and re-roofing of
original house and addition of rear wing to left, incorporating the parlour
cell. Main range. Timber framed and plastered, lined to imitate ashlar;
hipped slated roof with wide plastered eaves. 3-cell form. 3 storeys. A
range of 5 first floor windows: C19 mullion and transom 3-light casements
without glazing bars. 3 half-height C19 casements to second floor. Mid C20
standard casements on ground floor. 2 doorways. To left a lobby entrance:
C19 6-panel door, the upper 2 panels glazed. 4-panel door to right. Internal
stack with good original shaft comprising 4 flues grouped in sawtooth pattern,
with projecting bricks at the base. C19 wing. Red brick with hipped slated
roof. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay facade, the centre bay set slightly
forward. Inset sash windows, 9, 12 and 16-paned, under rubbed brick arches;
the centre window is set within a 3-centre arched recess. Upper right window
is a dummy. Doorway has 6-panel raised and fielded door and semi-circular
fanlight with glazing bars, set within a semi-circular arched recess. Service
wing. Timber framed and plastered, above a ground floor underbuilt in
colourwashed brick. Pantiled roof, not steeply-pitched. Several slatted
windows, one diamond-leaded window. Interior of house not examined but
thought to be largely unaltered since C19.

Listing NGR: TM2164063731

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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