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Old Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stowupland, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1921 / 52°11'31"N

Longitude: 1.0208 / 1°1'14"E

OS Eastings: 606570

OS Northings: 259174

OS Grid: TM065591

Mapcode National: GBR TKZ.DX8

Mapcode Global: VHKDP.N50C

Entry Name: Old Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280665

Location: Stowupland, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Stowupland

Built-Up Area: Stowupland

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Stowupland Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 05 NE

7/182 Old Farmhouse

-- II

Farmhouse, late C15 or c.1500. One storey and attics. A 3-cell open-hall
house. Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched roof with prominent thatched
gabled dormers, perhaps of C17 or C18; bargeboards with C19 turned finials.
An axial chimney, the shaft rebuilt in C20 red brick; a C19 end chimney to
right also with rebuilt shaft. C18 and C19 small-pane casements. C19 boarded
entrance door; C20 thatched gabled open porch on posts. A quite complete
example of an open-hall house; the 2-bay hall has a central open truss with
arch braced cambered tiebeam (one brace missing). Rather widely-spaced but
heavy studding. Service rooms have massive unchamfered floor joists. One of
a pair of 4-centred arched service doorways remains (the rooms are united).
Coupled-rafter roof; both ends were originally half-hipped. An axial chimney
was inserted backing against the cross-entry (with altered lintelled
fireplace) and an upper floor of chamfered joists was inserted in the hall in
early C17.

Listing NGR: TM0657059174

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