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Poplar Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sproughton, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0465 / 52°2'47"N

Longitude: 1.0994 / 1°5'57"E

OS Eastings: 612630

OS Northings: 243211

OS Grid: TM126432

Mapcode National: GBR TMT.NRH

Mapcode Global: VHLBS.0TKJ

Entry Name: Poplar Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193985

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277377

Location: Sproughton, Babergh, Suffolk, IP8

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Sproughton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Sproughton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 14 SW SPROUGHTON POPLAR LANE
4/49 Poplar Farmhouse
- II
House. Late C16 and early C17, later C17, C18 extended probably early C19.
Timber framed and rendered, colourwashed brick, plain tile roofs. The north-south
range hipped at one end. Complex plan comprising east-west probably late C16
wing, and near contemporary north-south range, forming L plan; later C17 former
dairy/kitchen, formerly freestanding, now linked by C18 timber framed outshut, and
later brick service ranges. Late C18 or early C19 brick front and rear additions.
Mostly 2 storeys. Scattered fenstration of C20 casements, some small paned, some
leaded. C20 brick porch with part-glazed door on early brick west front. C19
brick stacks including one axially on east-west range, and one on lateral wall of
north-south range. Interior: North-south range. Ground floor bar stopped main
beams and joists. First floor diamond mullion window and shutter groove.
Clasped purlin roof, one tier of collars, roof largely rebuilt C19 reusing earlier
timbers. East-west range. Blocked doorway to north. 4-centre arched fireplace,
rendered, but probably brick with chamfered arris. Clasped purlin roof with one
tier of collars, later rafters and ridge piece.


Listing NGR: TM1263043211

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