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Thorpe Hall Farmhouse, Hasketon

Description: Thorpe Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285477

OS Grid Reference: TM2353050130
OS Grid Coordinates: 623530, 250130
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1043, 1.2626

Location: Grundisburgh Road, Hasketon, Suffolk IP13 6UG

Locality: Hasketon
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 6UG

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Listing Text

TM 25 SW
(South side)
16/3/66 Thorpe Hall Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
Thorpe Hall)
House, formerly farmhouse. C17 with early-C19 facing. Timber framed with
colourwashed render and red and white Flemish bond skin with C19 additions
in yellow brick and having a slate roof. Two storeys, L-shaped plan.
Entrance front: projecting bay with a hipped roof at right which has a
recessed central panel holding the windows which are each of 2 x 2 panes to
the ground and first floors with an ashlar band at the level of the sills
of the first floor windows. The left hand side of the projecting wing has
blank panels to the ground and first floor with splayed heads. To the left
of this are 3 bays, the central of which has a door with splayed, cambered
head of 6 panels, the lower two recessed and the upper two glazed, the
central 2 recessed and with diamond-shaped panels inset. Before the porch
at either side are etiolated Roman Doric columns supporting the flat-roofed
porch which has a plain entablature. To either side are arched single-
light windows of mid-C19 date. To the first floor above this is a mid-C19
bull's-eye window with an ashlar surround. To left of this is a mid-C19
canted bay window with a sash window of 2x2 panes to the front and single-
light sashes to the angles. This has an egg-and-dart frieze above the
ground floor windows. To right at ground floor level is a further added
mid-C19 rectangular bay window which has 2 sash windows divided by a king
mullion to the ground floor with splayed heads and egg and dart frieze
below the parapet which has a moulded saddle-back panel coping. To the
first floor within a recessed panel is a sash window of 2x2 panes.
Slightly recessed and at right is a colourwashed, rendered wing (single
storey with attic) which has a C20 two-light window to the ground floor and
an outshut of early-C20 brick at right. Left hand side of the house has 2
bays with a bow window to the ground floor at right with C20 windows and
C20 wrought iron balustrade above. To first floor above this is a 2-light
casement. An ashlar band divides the ground and first floors and continues
across the left hand canted 2-storey mid-C19 bay which has a plinth of red
brick, central sash window of 2x2 panes and windows to the angles of lx2
panes. Frieze of egg and dart above the ground floor windows. Similar
windows to the first floor and a panelled cornice below the eaves. Rear:
of red brick. At right is a projecting wing of C19 date. French windows
to the ground floor and there is a blank panel at first floor level above
this. In the re-entrant angle between this wing and the refaced C17 range
is a staircase turret which has a window of 2x2 panes to the ground floor
and a 2-light mezzanine window to the first floor with an arched head. To
left of this is, at ground floor level at right, an outshut which has a C20
door of 6 raised and fielded panels and at left a window of 6x4 panes. To
the first floor are 3 sash windows of 3x2 panes. To the ground floor at
left of the outshut a window of 3x2 panes with a cambered head and to far
left a lean-to outshut with hipped roof.

Interior: two ceilings with chamfered beams and plain joists to the ground
floor and one raised ceiling also with chamfered beams and some renewed
joists. To the first floor is a room with close-studded walling and a
blocked window with four-centered arch to the hearth. Cambered collar
beams to the roof.

Listing NGR: TM2353050130

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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