Description: Laurel Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 282242
OS Grid Reference: TM3824782752
OS Grid Coordinates: 638247, 282752
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3909, 1.5000
ILKETSHALL ST. LAWRENCE STONE STREET
TM 38 SE
3/25 Laurel Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C17. 2 storeys, with attic to part. Timber-framed; encased in
red brick of circa 1900; clay pantiles. One internal and one end chimney-
stack, both with plain shafts. Old 3-light and 4-light casement windows, with
wedge lintels to the ground floor. Entrance door with 4 sunk panels, within a
gabled open timber porch. A second mid-C20 door and porch at the north end.
3-cell plan: frame in 6 bays with widely-spaced studs anti reversed braces to
the corners and partition walls. Main beams and joists with chamfer and
pyramid stops. Several blocked original windows. The roof has one row of
slightly-stepped butt purlins with pared-off tenons, full principal rafters
with a cut-away section for the insertion of the purlin, and a deep, narrow
ridge-piece; the bays do not correspond to the wall-bays.
Listing NGR: TM3824782752
Source: English Heritage
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