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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1032466



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Elmswell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Nov-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 281124

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5/21 Willow Farmhouse 15.11.54

-- II

Farmhouse, C15 with late C16/early C17 alterations. One storey and attics; a 2-storey with attics cross-wing added to left. A 3-cell open hall house. Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched roof, half-hipped at right-hand end. Two C18/C19 gabled plaintiled dormers, one with 3 leaded-glazed lights. An axial early C17 chimney of red brick, with a frieze of red terracotta tiles forming a diaper pattern. An external service chimney to left is similar, but also has a sawtooth shaft. Late C18 or early C19 3-light casements. Mid C20 battened and boarded entrance door. A single-storey extension to left of C17/C18, and a lean-to C19 extension to right. Interior: The smoke-encrusted open hall roof was originally of crownpost form: the post has been damaged during later alterations by the removal of the octagonal shaft below the braces, and is no longer in the structure. It has a plain splayed capital with 4-centred curved solid plank braces. The hall has widely-spaced tension- braced studding, and a.blocked 4-centred arched cross-entry doorway. The cross-wing was added c.1600, when basecrucks were inserted at the upper level at the junction with the service cell of the older building.

Listing NGR: TL9923964488

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National Grid Reference: TL 99239 64488


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