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Lambs Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornham Magna, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2977 / 52°17'51"N

Longitude: 1.0835 / 1°5'0"E

OS Eastings: 610357

OS Northings: 271094

OS Grid: TM103710

Mapcode National: GBR TJP.YKM

Mapcode Global: VHL9L.QHPY

Entry Name: Lambs Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285148

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279536

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 THE STREET (WEST SIDE)
TM 17 SW
3/80 Lamb's Farm House
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GV II

House. Early C16, stack inserted early C17, extended early C19, altered C20.
Timber frame, plastered. Half hipped thatched roof. Small 5 bay, 3 cell
cross passage plan, altered to lobby entrance. Always 2 storeys throughout.
Lobby entrance to left of centre with a boarded architraved door, C19 gabled
trellissed porch with cusped bargeboarding, C19 and C20 3-light glazing bar
casements, 2 lights to right or service bay. Traces of panelled pargetting
with zigzag patterning survive. Axial ridge stack towards left inserted in
parlour. To rear left a clay lump and pantiled lean-to addition. To rear
right early C19 red brick and clay lump, pantiled 2 storey service addition
with a door towards front, further 1 storey addition. Interior: close
studding, hall has stop chamfered cross axial binding beam, chamfered mid-
rail, restored 4-centred arched door heads to screens passage, a single 4-
centred arched headed chamfered dorway to service end with trimmer joist for
original stairs, 3 and 4-light diamond, square and rectangular mullioned
window openings, chamfered 4 centred arched gauged brick fireplace to stack
replacing original smoke hood, reduced parlour has a stop chamfered cross
axial binding beam and storey posts. First floor: arched braces to open
truss, reverse curved arched bracing in closed trusses and in walling,
chamfered tie beams, always ceiled. Crown post roof, square posts with
cranked arched braces to collar purlin, downward cranked braces to tie beams,
a gap for original smoke hood.


Listing NGR: TM1035771094

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