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WALNUT TREE FARMHOUSE

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.

Name: WALNUT TREE FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1251791

Location

WALNUT TREE FARMHOUSE, LONG GREEN

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wortham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1990

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 280481

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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WORTHAM LONG GREEN TM 07 NE (south side) 1/188 Walnut Tree Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Mid/late C16, with cross-wing probably of c.1600; raised and re-roofed in mid C19; restored in 1989. Render over timber frame; hipped pantile roof; brick ridge stacks. Plan: two-unit plan with cross passage to left of central hall and with cross wing to right. 2 storeys; 6-window range. Lean-to porch built 1989 at angle of 2 ranges. C20 casements. Interior: exposed timber frame with closely-spaced studs, cranked tension braces and jowled storey posts, survives up to wall-plate level; frame includes original blocked windows, namely a blocked 4-light diamond-mullioned window to the front first-floor room of the cross wing 2 mullioned windows of 3 and 4 lights and one chamfered mullioned window of 4 lights to front first-floor wall and a chamfered mullioned window of 4 lights to rear left. Central hall has stop-chamfered beam and joists and C16 brick open fireplace with stop-chamfered bressummer; room to left has a rare surviving C16 ladder stair with solid oak treads, and beams chamfered an outer edge flanking narrow bay (possibly the position of former stack or a former smoke bay) adjoining hall; C17 newel stair to front of stack; chamfered beams to cross wing, with chamfered bressummer over open fireplace. Tie beams show evidence for former attic floor; tie beam at lower end of hall chamber shows evidence for queen posts.

Listing NGR: TM0772677165

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National Grid Reference: TM 07726 77165

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