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Poplar Farmhouse, Mendlesham

Description: Poplar Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281617

OS Grid Reference: TM0975266098
OS Grid Coordinates: 609752, 266098
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2531, 1.0716

Location: Hobbies Lane, Stowmarket IP14 5SN

Locality: Mendlesham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 5SN

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Listing Text

TM 06 NE
2/32 Poplar Farmhouse

-- II
Farmhouse. Probably late C16 with later work to rear. Early-mid C19 facade.
Wing adjoining to right demolished 1959. Timber framed, the facade and left
gable end cased in white brick, with pilasters at the angles. Remainder
plastered. Roof of concrete plaintiles. 2-cell, lobby entry type. 2 storeys
and attic. 2 windows, inset 16-paned sashes under gauged brick arches. C19
gabled porch, contemporary with facade: scalloped bargeboards, semi-circular
arch with mid C20 semi-glazed door. Within the porch is an C18 door with 6
raised fielded panels. 2 gabled 3-light dormers, that to left with original
lintol dated 1634. The stack, placed almost centrally, has a plain C19 shaft.
Garage addition to right also faced in white brick, with a clay plaintiled
roof; one 16-paned non-opening window. l½-storey rear wing has a gable end
window with old square-leaded glass. Interior. Victorianised, most of the
structure concealed. Early C19 stair tunnelled through stack has stick
balusters and wreathed handrail. Butt purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM0975266098

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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