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Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 03991 69697


WESTHORPE TM 06 NW 4/104 Shrubbery Farm House - - II

House. c.1600, part rebuilt C19, altered C20. Timber frame with some later brick. Plastered and whitewashed. Steeply pitched plaintiled roof with machine tiles to rear. An L on plan, 3 cell cross passage plan with 2 bay kitchen/dairy wing to rear left. 2 storeys and attic. Ground floor: entrance in cross passage position towards left, a C20 gabled porch, to right a 4-light transomed part opening metal frame casement with upper leaded lights, hoodboard, similar 3-light casements to left and dual 2-light casements to parlour to far right. First floor 3 and 4-light part opening metal frame casements. Some braided pargetting in panels, offset plinth, boxed eaves. To right of centre between hall and parlour an axial ridge stack with cap rebuilt. Outer return of lower service wing to left has an early external kitchen stack in a later pantiled lean-to, inner return has some panelled pargetting. Right end C20 garage lean-to. Interior: 5 early bays with stack to centre, service bays all largely rebuilt; close studding, hall has an ovolo moulded axial binding beam and end girts, parlour has an ovolo moulded axial binding beam and one wall of original panelling. 3 arched panels to overmantel, intertwined scroll, fluted Ionic pilasters, oak leaf spandrels, dentillations. Ovolo moulded newel to original stair behind stack, chamfered arched braces to chamfered tie beams in open trusses, hall chamber stop chamfered axial binding beam and joists. Roof has reused collars and halved principals clasping purlins, arched windbraces.

Listing NGR: TM0399169697


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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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