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Low Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke Ash, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2867 / 52°17'12"N

Longitude: 1.1025 / 1°6'9"E

OS Eastings: 611704

OS Northings: 269930

OS Grid: TM117699

Mapcode National: GBR TJX.PKQ

Mapcode Global: VHL9M.2S7C

Entry Name: Low Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281670

Location: Stoke Ash, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Stoke Ash

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Stoke Ash with Thwaite

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

STOKE ASH THE STREET
TM 16 NW
3/85 Low Farmhouse
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-- II
Former farmhouse. Late C16 and C17, in 2 phases; later C17 service wing to
rear on left. Under renovation at time of survey (September 1987) following a
fire which destroyed roof over hall and service cells. 3-cell form. 2
storeys and attic. Timber framed and plastered, thatched roof. Various C19-
C20 casement windows. Plank door. Internal stack, the axial shaft rebuilt
1987. l½-storey rear wing has stack against outside wall, in course of
rebuilding at time of survey. Shallow-pitched pantiled roof. Interior.
Parlour cell to right was undamaged by the fire: frame largely concealed,
closely-spaced chamfered joists in lower room, good intact roof with clasped
purlins and 2-way wind bracing. Hall and service cells are probably a C17
addition, replacing earlier work. The wallplates of the 2 sections are not
jointed. Most of studding concealed. Hall ceiling has plain joists set flat:
the bay nearer the stack has very heavy joists, perhaps re-used. Service
partition removed and replaced by cross-partition in lower bay of hall. Back-
to-back open fireplaces in hall and parlour show lining of mortar joints.


Listing NGR: TM1170469930

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