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 program 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


  • 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: A
  • Ownership: Private