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Description: Thorpe Hall
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281435
OS Grid Reference: TM2008062275
OS Grid Coordinates: 620080, 262275
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2147, 1.2202
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ASHFIELD CUM THORPE THORPE LANE
TM 26 SW
5/11 Thorpe Hall
Manor farmhouse. C16 or early C17 core with considerable C18 and early C19
alteration and enlargement. A long front range with short central gabled wing
to rear. This wing is flanked by later additions roofed in parallel with
front range. Mainly timber framed, nearly all faced in C19 red brick.
Exposed studding in gable end to rear. One rear addition in rat-trap bond.
Roof plaintiled at front, the remainder glazed black pantiled. 2 storeys. 5-
bay facade, the centre bay set slightly forward and with no upper window.
Early C19 casement windows with 3 ogee-headed lights; no glazing bars.
Rendered wedge lintols. To left of centre is a late C19 one-storey canted
bay: flat parapet with brick copings; mid C20 French windows and single-paned
side windows, all under wedge lintols with raised keys. To right of centre is
a one-storey brick porch: flat parapet as bay; 9-panel door, bolection-moulded
architrave. Internal stack with plain C19 shaft. Splayed ground floor bay on
right gable end. Interior. A little studding and some plain ceiling joists
in rear wing, the timbers otherwise concealed. Early C19 straight stair with
stick balusters and a wreathed handrail.
Listing NGR: TM2008062275
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Source: English Heritage
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