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Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 18296 54431


ASHBOCKING THE STREET TM 15 SE 7/4 Manor Farmhouse GV II Farmhouse, formerly manor house. The front range was added c.1810 to the rear range of early C17. Front range: gault brick (now painted). Low-pitched slated hipped roof with deep shallow eaves. 3 windows, 2 storeys. Small-pane sashes with flat arches of gault brick; ground storey windows are set within shallow blind arches, and the detail repeats at the end elevations. Tuscan portico porch, and a pair of glazed panelled entrance doors. T-shaped C17 rear range: timber-framed and plastered, plaintiled roofs. A large external C17 chimney of red brick on north side, recapped in gault brick c.1810. Various early C19 casements. C17 close studding with arch stud-bracing exposed internally, with much oak wainscotting at 1st storey. Ovolo-moulded 1st floor members. In the Proc. Suffolk Inst. Arch. for 1902, a print copied by J.S. Corder shows the east elevation before C19 alterations. A brick parapet-gable with crowstepping shown on the print remains, truncated and remodelled, with a plastered ovolo-moulded window of c.1600; all now within the roof space. In a C19 granary 40m to the north is a reused section of a tie-beam, enriched and carved with "E 1674 M". In 1674 Edward Mann, Recorder of Ipswich, lived here; a demolished wing on the north side is possibly the source of this, and other materials in the farm buildings.

Listing NGR: TM1829654431


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'Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History' in Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History, (1902)


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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