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Orchard House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stowupland, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1942 / 52°11'39"N

Longitude: 1.0217 / 1°1'18"E

OS Eastings: 606621

OS Northings: 259414

OS Grid: TM066594

Mapcode National: GBR TKZ.F4H

Mapcode Global: VHKDP.N3HQ

Entry Name: Orchard House

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032659

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280667

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

STOWUPLAND MILL STREET
TM 05 NE

7/184 Orchard House
-

-- II

House, early or mid C16. Alterations of c.1800 and mid C20. One storey and
attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched roof, half-hipped to left,
with one eyebrow casement dormer. Axial C17 chimney of pink/buff brick, and a
C19 chimney of gault and red brick to right. C19/C20 small-paned casements.
Boarded C20 entrance door with gabled porch. To right of main chimney is a
large room whose upper floor was removed in C20: to right is incorporated a
small parlour block with studding and long arch windbraces exposed. One bay
of an open hall is adjacent to it, the dividing partition completely removed.
Both original hall windows are visible, blocked, with transomes and evidence
for diamond mullions. An open truss with cambered arch braced tie-beam has a
binding beam at 1st floor level, with heavy joists on the left only. This
suggests a possible croglofft arrangement: a single-bay open hall with a
sleeping loft above the adjacent bay. The remainder of the house was possibly
added c.1800, with further C20 additions to rear.


Listing NGR: TM0662159414

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