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Oak Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Metfield, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3594 / 52°21'33"N

Longitude: 1.3834 / 1°23'0"E

OS Eastings: 630475

OS Northings: 278867

OS Grid: TM304788

Mapcode National: GBR WM5.2KW

Mapcode Global: VHL9C.XYPP

Entry Name: Oak Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032911

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280042

Location: Metfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP20

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Metfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Metfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

METFIELD THE COMMON
TM 37 NW
7/93 Oak Farmhouse
-
-- II

Farmhouse. C16, in 4 phases. Timber framed with exposed studding, much of it
closely-spaced. Plaintiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. A single unusually
long range. Various windows with moulded mullions, some original and others
of mid C20 in matching style; some casement windows, mainly of mid C20.
Gabled brick porch and 4-panelled door of C20 date. One gabled dormer.
Internal stack and an external stack against the front wall. To the left is
an overhanging gable supported on original carved brackets. The interior has
much fine exposed timbering. In the parlour addition at the left end the
bridging beam is supported on wineglass-pattern corbels carved on the storey
posts. The chamber above has fine studding and an applied crenellated
cornice. 2 of the other first floor rooms have cross-beamed ceilings, one
with C16 and C17 oak panelling. In the cross-passage of the earliest section
is a doorway with carved spandrels. At the right hand end is a one-bay
addition with a queen-post roof and diamond-mullioned windows, latterly used
as a dairy.


Listing NGR: TM3047578867

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