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Elm Farmhouse, Wickham Skeith

Description: Elm Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281728

OS Grid Reference: TM0990668147
OS Grid Coordinates: 609906, 268147
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2714, 1.0751

Location: Wickham Skeith, Suffolk IP23 8NH

Locality: Wickham Skeith
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 8NH

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Listing Text

TM 06 NE
2/143 Elm Farmhouse

-- II
Farmhouse. Late C16/early-mid C17, in 2 phases. Timber framed and plastered.
The front is decorated with closely-spaced diagonal battens forming a broad
herringbone design. Thatched roof. Late C19 decorative bargeboards to gable
ends. 4 cells. 1½ storeys. Windows are uPVC small-paned casements of
1980's. Central lobby entrance has C19 doorway with cornice and 6-panel door.
Cross-entry to right has a further C19 6-panel door, the upper 2 panels
glazed. French windows to extreme left. One gabled dormer with C17 moulded
lintol and heavy late C19 bargeboards. 2 flat-roofed dormers to left.
Internal stack, the shaft rebuilt C20. External stack against left gable end.
Interior. Most of timbers concealed. Section to left of stack perhaps the
earlier: one ground floor room has substantial plain joists, set flat. To
right of stack, a hall and service end. Hall ceiling has C17 cross-beams with
nicked ogee stop-chamfers. Wide lintol over blocked fireplace. Service cell
has a little exposed studding on upper floor and 2 blocked windows with ovolo
mullions (front wall). Roof timbers largely concealed; side purlins at right
end. C19 straight stair tunnelled through stack.

Listing NGR: TM0990668147

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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