- 7 Aug 2002
- Corner House, Clay Street, Thornham Magna, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23 8LL
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
THORNHAM MAGNA CLAY STREET (SOUTH SIDE) TM 17 SW 3/68 Corner House - - II
House, latterly 2 dwellings. Late C15 or early C16, stack and parlour added late C16, floor inserted C17, altered and extended C19. Timber frame, plastered. Thatched roof. Brick and pantiled addition. Originally a small 2 bay open hall, no traces of storeyed bays. Parlour and stack addition to left with a subsequent lobby entrance. Altered in C17 with screens passage, service rooms and hall all in 2 early bays. All 1 storey and attic. Lobby entrance replaced by a small glazing bar casement, flanking 3-light glazing bar casements, that to left part opening, hoodboards, a 3-light gabled dormer over former hall. Rebuilt ridge stack to left of centre. Left end 2 and 3- light casements, exposed plates and purlins, pentice boards. Right end 2 lights in attic, exposed plates, pentice boards. To rear right a tiled gabled porch with a boarded door in C17 screens passage position. To rear left a short C19 brick addition. Interior: hall has some original studding exposed, inserted ogee stop chamfered axial binding beam, jowled posts to a reused cambered tie beam with lap joints on open truss, probable crown post is concealed, one wall plate has a lower hollow moulding with Tudor Rose carving, part repaired. Parlour has close studding, base cruck blades to a raised tie beam in open truss, side purlin roof.
Listing NGR: TM1024370636
Copyright IoE Mr Edward Erbes. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Erbes, Edward
Rights Holder: Erbes, Edward
Brick, Pantile, Thatch, Tile, Timber, Medieval House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, Open Hall House, Hall House