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Hunters, Hopton

Description: Hunters

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 284407

OS Grid Reference: TL9947479006
OS Grid Coordinates: 599474, 279006
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3728, 0.9289

Location: Pine Tree Court, Hopton, Suffolk IP22 2RA

Locality: Hopton
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 2RA

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Listing Text


3/54 Hunters (formerly listed
14.7.55 as Church Farmhouse)


Former farmhouse. Early C17. 2 storeys and attics; 2-cell lobby-entrance
plan; 3 bays. Timber-framed and plastered, with simple comb-pargetting in
panels; thatched roof. Internal chimney-stack with a plain red brick shaft.
Various 3-light casement windows, some C20; an early C19 2-light window over
the door, with transome and pointed Gothic heads to lights. 6-panelled
central door, with sunk panels; late C20 replaced surround in Georgian style
with triangular pediment. The interior has exposed timbering: widely-spaced
studs; main ceiling-beams with ovolo-mouldings and stops, to the east of the
stack with joists set flat, to the west with joists set on edge; large open
fireplaces: to the east of the stack with a wide shallow red brick arch, and
to the west with an ovolo-moulded lintel. Original attic floor with windows
in the gable ends: roof in 5 bays, with clasped purlins and windbraces from
principal rafters to purlins. A C19 single-storey brick lean-to with pantiled
roof all along rear. On the west side of the house, a 2-storey addition
built in 1947 replaces an older timber-framed section, and is not included in
the listing.

Listing NGR: TL9947479006

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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