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Low Farmhouse, Ashfield cum Thorpe

Description: Low Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281431

OS Grid Reference: TM2115964036
OS Grid Coordinates: 621159, 264036
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2301, 1.2371

Location: Waddlegoose Lane, Ashfield cum Thorpe, Suffolk IP13 7EP

Locality: Ashfield cum Thorpe
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 7EP

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Listing Text

TM 26 SW
5/7 Low Farmhouse
- II

Former farmhouse. C17, in 2 phases. Timber framed and plastered; some old
plasterwork with chevron pargetting. Thatched roof. 3-cell form, the earlier
section to right of stack set slightly forward at the front. 1 1/2 storeys.
Various casement windows, mainly of C19 date. 2 hooded dormers. C20 gabled
porch with plank door. Internal stack with plain C19 shaft. A C19 external
gable stack to left, set just forward of the roof ridge, with associated
colourwashed brick addition at the base. Interior. Older section, perhaps
early C17, in 2 bays: plain first floor studding with straight corner braces.
Plastered ground floor ceiling with chamfered bridging beam. Centre cell has
crudely-chamfered bridging beam and irregular plain joists, set flat, and an
open fireplace. The frame in this section is nearly all concealed. Semi-
newel stair by stack. Roof timbers not examined.

Listing NGR: TM2115964036

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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