- 10 Jul 2002
- Thorpe Hall, Thorpe Lane, Ashfield Cum Thorpe, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14 6NE
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ASHFIELD CUM THORPE THORPE LANE TM 26 SW
5/11 Thorpe Hall 9/12/55
Manor farmhouse. C16 or early C17 core with considerable C18 and early C19 alteration and enlargement. A long front range with short central gabled wing to rear. This wing is flanked by later additions roofed in parallel with front range. Mainly timber framed, nearly all faced in C19 red brick.
Exposed studding in gable end to rear. One rear addition in rat-trap bond.
Roof plaintiled at front, the remainder glazed black pantiled. 2 storeys. 5- bay facade, the centre bay set slightly forward and with no upper window.
Early C19 casement windows with 3 ogee-headed lights; no glazing bars.
Rendered wedge lintols. To left of centre is a late C19 one-storey canted bay: flat parapet with brick copings; mid C20 French windows and single-paned side windows, all under wedge lintols with raised keys. To right of centre is a one-storey brick porch: flat parapet as bay; 9-panel door, bolection-moulded architrave. Internal stack with plain C19 shaft. Splayed ground floor bay on right gable end. Interior. A little studding and some plain ceiling joists in rear wing, the timbers otherwise concealed. Early C19 straight stair with stick balusters and a wreathed handrail.
Listing NGR: TM2008062275
Copyright IoE Mr Derek Routen. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Routen, Derek
Rights Holder: Routen, Derek
Brick, Pantile, Tile, Timber, Medieval Farmhouse, Tudor Domestic, Elizabethan Agricultural Dwelling, Stuart Dwelling, Jacobean House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Manor House, Timber Framed House, Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed Building