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The Elms

A Grade II* Listed Building in Walpole, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3226 / 52°19'21"N

Longitude: 1.4802 / 1°28'48"E

OS Eastings: 637262

OS Northings: 275092

OS Grid: TM372750

Mapcode National: GBR XP0.921

Mapcode Global: VHM72.LWWC

Entry Name: The Elms

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286147

Location: Walpole, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP19

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Walpole

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Walpole St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


3/128 The Elms
- II*

Farmhouse. Mid C16 core; the stack has inset panels with a fleur-de-lys and
the date 1613 (originally in terracotta,renewed in cement mid C20): this
refers to the insertion of the present stack and to other alterations
including re-roofing. Timber framed and plastered, plaintiled roof. Along
the facade at first floor level is an early C17 pargetted band of running vine
design. Above this band are later pargetted panels: to the right a good oval
wreath with the date 1708 and initials 'I' (or 'J') and 'C'; to the centre
flowers in a vase; to the left a geometric design based on flower emblems. 2
storeys and attic. 3 cell form. 4 windows, C18-C19 casements, one leaded
window on first floor; lobby entrance with late C19 colourwashed brick porch
and 6-panel door, the upper 2 panels glazed. Mid C20 glazed door to right
hand side. Good internal stack, originally with 4 octagonal flues, one flue
now rebuilt in square form; the flues have moulded brick bases. The beam over
the hall fireplace has a moulded pediment (the lower portion missing) within
which is an incised star and anchor. The parlour has a very fine 3-centre
arched moulded stucco fireplace with vine motifs in the spandrels. Some
exposed framing, some good original windows with roll-moulded mullions;
several original doors; original attic newel stairs.

Listing NGR: TM3726275092

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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