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Elm Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wickham Skeith, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2714 / 52°16'17"N

Longitude: 1.0751 / 1°4'30"E

OS Eastings: 609906

OS Northings: 268147

OS Grid: TM099681

Mapcode National: GBR TK2.GNS

Mapcode Global: VHL9S.L57L

Entry Name: Elm Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032198

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281728

Location: Wickham Skeith, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wickham Skeith

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wickham Skeith St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

WICKHAM SKEITH
TM 06 NE
2/143 Elm Farmhouse
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-- 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

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