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Studholme Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Laxfield, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2992 / 52°17'56"N

Longitude: 1.3352 / 1°20'6"E

OS Eastings: 627506

OS Northings: 272020

OS Grid: TM275720

Mapcode National: GBR WMP.VST

Mapcode Global: VHL9R.3G7T

Entry Name: Studholme Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280146

Location: Laxfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Laxfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Laxfield All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

LAXFIELD
TM 27 SE

4/26 Studholme Farmhouse
-

-- II

Farmhouse. Mid C16, with C15 service end to right. Timber framed, the long
walls cased in C19 red brick. Roof of mid C20 concrete pantiles, half-hipped
over the service end. 2 storeys and attic. C16 work has 2-cell lobby-
entrance form. Mid C20 small-paned casement windows under segmental arches.
Gabled brick porch with mid C20 door. Internal stack with recessed panels to
front and rear; the upper part of the shaft has been rebuilt in plain form.
C15 section is the service end of the previous house: some good first floor
framing with reversed bracing; an intact diamond-mullioned window to ground
floor and evidence for others; original sooted roof with a ridge piece. Much
of the C16 work is concealed: one ground floor ceiling with chamfered joists
and a good 6-light window with cavetto mullions in the chamber above.
Original newel stairs in 2 flights. The queen-post roof over the right hand
cell of the C16 range re-uses many components from the roof over the medieval
hall which was of the same type. This house is a good example of the C16
rebuilding typical of farmhouses in the area, in this instance retaining one
end of the medieval house unaltered.


Listing NGR: TM2750672020

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