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Corner House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornham Magna, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2936 / 52°17'36"N

Longitude: 1.0816 / 1°4'53"E

OS Eastings: 610243

OS Northings: 270636

OS Grid: TM102706

Mapcode National: GBR TJW.48P

Mapcode Global: VHL9L.PMN2

Entry Name: Corner House

Listing Date: 14 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279524

Location: Thornham Magna, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Thornham Magna

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Thornham Magna St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

THORNHAM MAGNA CLAY STREET (SOUTH SIDE)
TM 17 SW
3/68 Corner House
-
- II

House, latterly 2 dwellings. Late C15 or early C16, stack and parlour added
late C16, floor inserted C17, altered and extended C19. Timber frame,
plastered. Thatched roof. Brick and pantiled addition. Originally a small 2
bay open hall, no traces of storeyed bays. Parlour and stack addition to left
with a subsequent lobby entrance. Altered in C17 with screens passage,
service rooms and hall all in 2 early bays. All 1 storey and attic. Lobby
entrance replaced by a small glazing bar casement, flanking 3-light glazing
bar casements, that to left part opening, hoodboards, a 3-light gabled dormer
over former hall. Rebuilt ridge stack to left of centre. Left end 2 and 3-
light casements, exposed plates and purlins, pentice boards. Right end 2
lights in attic, exposed plates, pentice boards. To rear right a tiled gabled
porch with a boarded door in C17 screens passage position. To rear left a
short C19 brick addition. Interior: hall has some original studding exposed,
inserted ogee stop chamfered axial binding beam, jowled posts to a reused
cambered tie beam with lap joints on open truss, probable crown post is
concealed, one wall plate has a lower hollow moulding with Tudor Rose carving,
part repaired. Parlour has close studding, base cruck blades to a raised tie
beam in open truss, side purlin roof.


Listing NGR: TM1024370636

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