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Elms Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Laxfield, Suffolk

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352217

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280190

Location: Laxfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

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

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Listing Text

LAXFIELD WELLS CORNER
TM 27 SE

4/70 Elms Farmhouse
-

-- II

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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