Poplar Farmhouse, Brome and Oakley - Mid Suffolk

Two-storey farmhouse, timber framed and plastered with a thatched roof. Main range built c1400 with late C16 cross-wing, forming T-shape plan. Rare single-ended Wealden form, and very rare combination of queen posts and king posts to roof. Roof structure, some walls and parts of the interior destroyed by accidental fire in April 2016. Historic England have agreed a programme of repair but this has not yet been implemented.

Poplar Farmhouse, Brome and Oakley - Mid Suffolk
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Poplar Farmhouse
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1284932
    Local Planning Authority:
    Mid Suffolk
    Site Type:
    Domestic > Residential building

Location

    Building Name:
    Poplar Farmhouse
    County:
    Suffolk
    District / Borough:
    Mid Suffolk
    Parish:
    Brome and Oakley
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Central Suffolk and North Ipswich
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    D
    Ownership:
    Private