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Trickers Green Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Combs, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1695 / 52°10'10"N

Longitude: 0.9776 / 0°58'39"E

OS Eastings: 603720

OS Northings: 256542

OS Grid: TM037565

Mapcode National: GBR SJS.VB1

Mapcode Global: VHKDN.WQPQ

Entry Name: Trickers Green Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279849

Location: Combs, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Combs

Built-Up Area: Combs

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Combs St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

COMBS JACKS LANE
TM 05 NW

2/74 Trickers Green Farmhouse
-
- II

Former farmhouse. Circa 1500 with C16 and later alterations. One storey with.
attics. 3-cell plan with cross-entry. Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched
roof, hipped to right (formerly also half-hipped to left). Axial chimney, the
shaft rebuilt mid C20 in red brick; a plastered C18/C19 end chimney to left.
Mid C20 small-pane casements, those at upper storey with eyebrows at the
eaves. Mid C20 panelled door in gabled porch at cross-entry position.
Although the structure is typical for a better quality house of c.1500, the
layout is exceptional: the open hall was of 3 bays when built, and would have
been at least 9m long. (The left hand bay was demolished and rebuilt later in
C16, in the form of a conventional storeyed service cell). A cross-entry has
one 4-centred arched doorway, but this may also be an alteration. One of the
open trusses remains, with cambered tiebeam and massive archbraces of 4-
centred form. A 6-light hall window with diamond mullions is in the upper
(right hand) bay. Good close studding with unusually long windbraces of both
arch and tension form, smoke-encrusted roof of coupled rafter or crownpost
form. At the "upper" end is a storeyed cell with massive floor joists and a
diamond-mullioned window; the ground floor room was subdivided originally at
this end, another rare feature in a medieval house. A wide lintelled open
fireplace of pale buff brick was inserted into the hall in late C16, together
with an upper floor.


Listing NGR: TM0372056542

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