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Street Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Earl Soham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2188 / 52°13'7"N

Longitude: 1.2665 / 1°15'59"E

OS Eastings: 623223

OS Northings: 262872

OS Grid: TM232628

Mapcode National: GBR VM7.WHZ

Mapcode Global: VHLB2.WHXF

Entry Name: Street Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030570

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285808

Location: Earl Soham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Earl Soham

Built-Up Area: Earl Soham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Earl Soham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


8/36 Street
25.10.51 Farmhouse

- 11*

Farmhouse. Late C15/early C16 to rear; late C16 main range,
extended to left hand side in C18 and with later remodelling to
righthand side. Timber framed and plastered, the plaster mostly
lined in imitation of ashlar; slated roof to main range,
plaintiled to right hand wing, pantiles to earlier rear range. 2
storeys. 2 windows to main range, good C18 3-light and 6-light
mullion and transom casements with square leaded panes, the 2
centre lights bowed; lobby entrance with 6-panel raised and
fielded door, frieze, cornice and triangular pediment; internal
stack. To the right hand side is a lower range set forward with
a hipped roof: 2 window range with full-height canted bays and
mainly C20 windows. To the rear is a 3-bay late medieval range,
originally jettied on 3 sides: internally a section of the jetty
with its carved bressummer is still visible together with part of
an original doorway with carved spandrels and a mutilated sill
of a ground floor oriel window; this part has good internal
timbering and a crown post roof (moulded cap to crown post).
First floor of main range with part of a late C17 fresco
depicting 2 scenes based on the downfall of Troy; the fresco has
been cut through by a later staircase, access to which is gained
by an unusual door, curved to form a quarter circle. Residence
of the C18 diarist William Goodwin.

Listing NGR: TM2322362872

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