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STARHOUSE 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: STARHOUSE FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1352111

Location

STARHOUSE FARMHOUSE, CLAY STREET

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thornham Magna

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 279526

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TM 07 SE 2/70

THORNHAM MAGNA CLAY STREET (NORTH SIDE) Starhouse Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. c.1600, altered C19 and C20. Timber frame, plastered. Steeply pitched plaintiled roofs. 2 cell lobby entry block, 2 storeys and attic with 3 bay, 1 storey and attic service wing to rear to form a T on plan. Central entrance in a projecting full height gabled porch, half glazed door. First floor 2-light glazing bar casement. Flanking bays have ground floor 3-light and first floor 2-light glazing bar casements with brick casing to left on ground floor, sprocket eaves. Central axial ridge stack, rebuilt, broader at base. Left gable end 2-light casements, right gable end 3-light casements with an early attic window with a lattice leaded light. Service wing right return has a catslide roof over a lean-to outshut towards front with an entrance, mixed C20 casements, a cross axial stack to left side of ridge towards rear between kitchen and dairy. Rear gable end exposed plates and purlins, pantiled lean-to outshut. Interior: hall to front right has close studding, ogee stop chamfered mid-rails and axial binding beam, parlour largely rebuilt, to service wing a small vaulted passage with C19 architraved key blocked doors, altered close studding in kitchen. First floor: close studding, 3-light ovolo mullioned window openings, jowled posts faced away from stack in centre bay, stop chamfered cross axial binding beams. Attic has cruck-like spandrel pieces pegged onto principal rafters and posts to replace tie beams, lower butt purlins, collars to upper clasped purlins. Service wing has a single clasped purlin roof with halved principals, cambered collars, arched windbraces.

Listing NGR: TM0848070513

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National Grid Reference: TM 08480 70513

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