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WOOD 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: WOOD FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1352133

Location

WOOD FARMHOUSE, STONHAM ROAD

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Crowfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Sep-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 279640

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CROWFIELD STONHAM ROAD TM 15 NW 3/21 Wood Farmhouse GV II Farmhouse, C15 with early C17 remodelling. 1 storey and attics. 3-cell plan, converted to lobby-entrance form in C17. Timber-framed and plastered with some C19 herringbone pargetting in panels. Thatched roof with axial C17 chimney of red brick with sawtooth shaft. A large C19 eyebrow dormer. Early C19 small-pane casements with Gothick hoodmoulds. C19 flat-roofed entrance porch, with 4-panelled door and simple pilasters and cornice. A 2-storey pantiled C18 service wing to rear. A 2-bay open hall of unusually small proportions forms the nucleus of the house; the open truss is almost entirely removed but leaves evidence for long arch braces rising from pilasters. A blocked 2-centred arched cross-entry doorway. Twin service room doorways are chamfered; but are without arches, an exceptional omission for the period which underlines the modesty of the building. Widely-spaced studding with convex arched wind-bracing at corners. Service rooms with heavy rough joists (the partition removed). Said to retain smoke-blackened roof (probably of coupled-rafter form). An original circular open hearth is preserved beneath the present floor, with radially-set bricks on edge. In early C17 the parlour cell was rebuilt larger. A fireplace with cambered lintel in hall, and inserted upper floor, both of late C16 or early C17.

Listing NGR: TM1419258410

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National Grid Reference: TM 14192 58410

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