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Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 05135 49514


OFFTON BILDESTON ROAD TM 04 NE 6/139 Poplar Farmhouse (Formerly 9.12.55 listed as The Poplars) GV II House, formerly farmhouse. Built in 2 stages - early and late C16 - with C20 alterations. 2 storeys. 3-cell plan. Timber-framed and plastered with mid C20 herringbone pargetting in panels. Plaintiled roof with axial C17 chimney of red brick. Mainly C20 windows of 3 lights with metal casements and leaded lights. Several C16 diamond-mullioned windows have been restored and glazed in C20. Rear C20 boarded entrance door. An early or mia C16 3-bay hall at the right-hand end has a binding joist with broach-stopped chamfers and large unchamfered joists. tension-braced close-studwork. A 2-cell extension containing a service room and a new hall were added to left in C16, the old hall becoming a parlour. A chimney was placed in the old cross-passage in late C16 or C17. The later work has less-massive but more closely-spaced studwork. Half of the wind-braced butt-purlin roof remains. At the left and rear are 3 minor C19 and C20 extensions.

Listing NGR: TM0513549514


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

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Date: 09 May 2007
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