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The Oak, Monk Soham

Description: The Oak

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281573

OS Grid Reference: TM2075866337
OS Grid Coordinates: 620758, 266337
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2509, 1.2327

Location: Monk Soham, Suffolk IP13 7EX

Locality: Monk Soham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 7EX

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Listing Text

TM 26 NW
2/149 The Oak
- II

House, latterly public house. First half of C16, the service cell rebuilt
c.1700. Timber framed and plastered, thatched roof. 3-cell form, the service
cell to the left with a slightly lower roof ridge. 2 storeys. 2 windows,
various casements. Ground floor has mid C20 standard single-paned windows.
On the upper floor, a C19 3-light window to the left and a plastered-over
window opening to the right. Lobby entrance with mid C20 6-panel door.
Internal stack with rendered shaft. Against the left gable end is a C19
stack. Set forward to left is a small C19 addition, plastered and pantiled,
with casement windows and a gable stack. Interior. Both main ground floor
ceilings have substantial plain joists. In the room to the right the bridging
beam is close to the stack and provides evidence that the stack is a later
insertion, preceded by a smoke bay or timber flue. Some exposed framing,
mainly in upper room to left where there is evidence for original diamond-
mullioned windows. Cranked tie beam braces. Newel stair. Queen-post roof
(not fully examined). Service end has on-edge joists.

Listing NGR: TM2075866337

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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