ELMS FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1352217
Date first listed:
18-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
ELMS FARMHOUSE, WELLS CORNER

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
ELMS FARMHOUSE, WELLS CORNER

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Laxfield
National Grid Reference:
TM 27705 71826

Details

LAXFIELD WELLS CORNER TM 27 SE

4/70 Elms Farmhouse -

-- II

Farmhouse. Mid C16 parlour block; remainder has medieval core, largely rebuilt in mid C17. Timber framed and plastered, part of the facade faced in colourwashed brick Roof plaintiled at front and pantiled at rear. 2 storeys and attic. 3-cell form. 4 windows, C18-C19 casements without glazing bars. C19 4-panel door, the upper 2 panels glazed with diamond-leaded panes. Internal stack, the shaft largely original. Victorianised interior with most of ground floor structure concealed. Hall bridging beam had massive solid arched braces to the wallposts, one of which survives in altered form: this may be the remains of a medieval raised-aisle truss. Over the hall fireplace is a lintol with mutilated embattled decoration. Chamfered parlour joists. Some plain C17 studding in rear wall at first floor level. Queen-post roof over parlour; staggered butt purlins over hall. Remains of medieval moat.

Listing NGR: TM2770571826

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
280190
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Mar 2003
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