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Potash Farmouse, Clopton

Description: Potash Farmouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 286443

OS Grid Reference: TM2140253724
OS Grid Coordinates: 621402, 253724
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1374, 1.2339

Location: Market Hill, Clopton, Suffolk IP13 6QG

Locality: Clopton
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 6QG

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Listing Text

TM 25 SW
(West Side)
8/29 Potash Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. C16 and C17 with later additions. Timber framed with
colourwashed render and a plaintiled roof. Two storeys with attic.
Entrance front: projecting wing at left which has blank ground floor
walling and a 3-light C19 casement to the first floor. The right hand
flank has a 3-light ground floor casement. The recessed range at right of
this has close studding to the first floor with an angle brace and some
close studding to the ground floor at right. Doorway at left of centre
with a 4-centered C20 head and to the ground floor are two 3-light and one
2-light C19 casements. To the first floor are two 3-light casements. To
the attic is a 3-light gabled dormer. Swept valley to the roof between the
axial range and wing and to the ridge at right of centre is an axial
chimneystack. Further stack of 2 flues at the jointure of the ridges.
Left-hand end: outshut to the ground floor at left with a pantile roof.
Two-light C19 window at right with a 2-light gabled dormer to the attic at
right. The right hand gable end has a deep projecting plinth which rises
to the level of sill of the ground floor window, which is of 4 lights.
Close studding to ground and first floors and arched braces. To the first
floor a 5-light C19 casement with ovolo-moulded mullions and a Transom
which rises into the gable which is also close studded. To right of this
is an addition with close studding, jowled wall posts incorporating planted
timbers. Lean-to to the far right. Rear: two gabled projecting wings at
left with an outshut before them, each having a 2-light casement to the
gable. To right of this in the axial range a 2-light casement at left, a
doorway at right and to the first floor of the right hand gable wing is a
3-light casement. Two-light gabled dormer to left of this and a cross
window to far left.

Interior: Close studded walling to the ground and first floors. C17
panelling to the hall with moulded muntins and cross rails and inglenook
fireplace with C20 brick firehood and chamfered bressumer staircase to the
hall of 2 flights with a 1/4-landing of C20 date incorporating earlier

Listing NGR: TM2140253724

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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