The Oak

10 Jul 2002
The Oak, The Green, Monk Soham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13 7EX
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

MONK SOHAM THE GREEN TM 26 NW 2/149 The Oak - - II

House, latterly public house. First half of C16, the service cell rebuilt c.1700. Timber framed and plastered, thatched roof. 3-cell form, the service cell to the left with a slightly lower roof ridge. 2 storeys. 2 windows, various casements. Ground floor has mid C20 standard single-paned windows.

On the upper floor, a C19 3-light window to the left and a plastered-over window opening to the right. Lobby entrance with mid C20 6-panel door.

Internal stack with rendered shaft. Against the left gable end is a C19 stack. Set forward to left is a small C19 addition, plastered and pantiled, with casement windows and a gable stack. Interior. Both main ground floor ceilings have substantial plain joists. In the room to the right the bridging beam is close to the stack and provides evidence that the stack is a later insertion, preceded by a smoke bay or timber flue. Some exposed framing, mainly in upper room to left where there is evidence for original diamond- mullioned windows. Cranked tie beam braces. Newel stair. Queen-post roof (not fully examined). Service end has on-edge joists.

Listing NGR: TM2075866337


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1743 IOE Records taken by Derek Routen; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Derek Routen. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Routen, Derek

Rights Holder: Routen, Derek


Plaster, Thatch, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling