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Manor Farm House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thurston, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2552 / 52°15'18"N

Longitude: 0.8222 / 0°49'19"E

OS Eastings: 592722

OS Northings: 265642

OS Grid: TL927656

Mapcode National: GBR RG8.QNV

Mapcode Global: VHKD6.6LH1

Entry Name: Manor Farm House

Listing Date: 11 January 1991

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281278

Location: Thurston, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Thurston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Thurston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 07/01/2013


TL 96 NW
1/173


THURSTON
MANOR FARM HOUSE


II*


Estate Farmhouse. 1876 by Philip Webb with minor late C20 alterations.
Red brick in Flemish bond. Steeply pitched red pantile hipped roof with
deep sprocketed eaves and wooden balustrade at apex. Symmetrically
arranged brick axial stacks.

Plan: Double depth square plan with entrance hall, staircase behind
the right hand room and single storey service wing around small yard
at the back.

'Queen Anne' domestic revival style.

2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical 3-bay south front. Narrow 8-pane sashes
on ground floor with segmental relieving arches and herringbone brickwork
in tympanae. 2 and 3-light casements on first floor with glazing bars.
Central recessed porch with wide segmental brick arch in 4 arches on splayed
jambs with plain polygonal brick capitals; niches inside porch with rubbled
brick shell canopies and wooden seats; glazed and- panelled door and
rectangular overlight. Pair of central axial stacks at front clasping flat
roof dormer. Deep corbelled brick stringcourse at first floor level around
house. Right hand east return has canted bay on left of ground floor and
hipped dormer. Left hand west side has late C20 conservatory; Rear and sides
all have similar sashes on ground floor and casements on first floor to
those at front. Single storey service wing at rear with hipped pantile roof
which is carried down on east side over verandah with wooden posts.

Interior: most of the original joinery survives including open-well stick
baluster staircase with ball finials to the newels; single bolection
chimneypieces with shelves on first floor and attic. The ground floor
chimney pieces are replacements. Large kitchen fireplace with segmental
arch and kitchen dresser. Good scullery-back kitchen fireplace, its high
lintel jettied out on corbelled jambs and with oven.

Note: Manor Farmhouse was originally the home farm of the Nether Hall
estate.

Source: Information supplied by S.R. Kirk


Listing NGR: TL9272265642

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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