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Mount Pleasant

A Grade II Listed Building in Laxfield, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3008 / 52°18'2"N

Longitude: 1.36 / 1°21'35"E

OS Eastings: 629186

OS Northings: 272281

OS Grid: TM291722

Mapcode National: GBR WMQ.NNK

Mapcode Global: VHL9R.JFBK

Entry Name: Mount Pleasant

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032880

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280171

Location: Laxfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Laxfield

Built-Up Area: 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 STATION ROAD
TM 27 SE

9/51 Mount Pleasant
-

-- II

Former farmhouse, now 2 cottages. Dated 1630 internally. Timber framed, part
plastered; colourwashed brick to ground floor and brick to both gable ends
(that to the south of C18 date). Roof pantiled to front and plaintiled to
rear. 2 storeys and attic. An unusual form, with 2 short wings forming L-
shape plan; it is likely that the west end of the north wing has been lost.
Each wing has 2 windows, C18-C19 casements. North wing has 6- panelled raised
and fielded door and open porch on timber posts. South wing has a 4-panel
door, also with a simple open porch. 2 flat-roofed dormers to south wing. An
axial stack to the north wing, not quite at the gable end. Main room of north
wing has ovolo-moulded cross-beamed ceiling: the soffits are carved with
flowers, and at the centre is a Tudor rose and the date. Ovolo-moulded cross-
beams in chamber above: in the centre a cartouche with the initials 'NF'.
Timbers almost wholly concealed.


Listing NGR: TM2918672281

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