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Abbey Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolpit, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2147 / 52°12'52"N

Longitude: 0.8906 / 0°53'26"E

OS Eastings: 597571

OS Northings: 261324

OS Grid: TL975613

Mapcode National: GBR SJ8.3Z9

Mapcode Global: VHKDF.DL5K

Entry Name: Abbey Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352364

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280883

Location: Woolpit, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP30

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Woolpit

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Woolpit The Blessed Virgin Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 96 SE
1/130 Abbey Farmhouse
- II
Former farmhouse. Early C16 with alterations of early C17 and c.1970. One
storey and attics. A 2-cell open hall house with major additions. Timber-
framed and plastered. Thatched roof with an axial C17 chimney of pink/buff
brick, and another external gable chimney also C17. An eyebrow casement
dormer. Mid C20 small-pane casements. Boarded C20 entrance door. A 2-bay
open hall has a storeyed cell at the east end. Arch windbraced widely-spaced
studding. Queenpost roof (the open truss has been removed). Unchamfered 1st
floor joists. A C17 inserted 1st floor in the hall has on-edge joists. A
wide lintelled open fireplace of this date in the 2nd cell. Two single-cell
extensions added either side in C17: one has a lintelled parlour fireplace and
the other a diamond mullioned window.

Listing NGR: TL9757161324

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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