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Latitude: 52.2973 / 52°17'50"N
Longitude: 1.338 / 1°20'16"E
OS Eastings: 627705
OS Northings: 271826
OS Grid: TM277718
Mapcode National: GBR WMP.WN9
Mapcode Global: VHL9R.4JQ6
Entry Name: Elms Farmhouse
Listing Date: 18 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1352217
English Heritage Legacy ID: 280190
Location: Laxfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Laxfield
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Laxfield All Saints
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
LAXFIELD WELLS CORNER
TM 27 SE
4/70 Elms Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid C16 parlour block; remainder has medieval core, largely
rebuilt in mid C17. Timber framed and plastered, part of the facade faced in
colourwashed brick Roof plaintiled at front and pantiled at rear. 2 storeys
and attic. 3-cell form. 4 windows, C18-C19 casements without glazing bars.
C19 4-panel door, the upper 2 panels glazed with diamond-leaded panes.
Internal stack, the shaft largely original. Victorianised interior with most
of ground floor structure concealed. Hall bridging beam had massive solid
arched braces to the wallposts, one of which survives in altered form: this
may be the remains of a medieval raised-aisle truss. Over the hall fireplace
is a lintol with mutilated embattled decoration. Chamfered parlour joists.
Some plain C17 studding in rear wall at first floor level. Queen-post roof
over parlour; staggered butt purlins over hall. Remains of medieval moat.
Listing NGR: TM2770571826
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