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Poplar Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Grundisburgh, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1238 / 52°7'25"N

Longitude: 1.2241 / 1°13'26"E

OS Eastings: 620800

OS Northings: 252177

OS Grid: TM208521

Mapcode National: GBR VNB.Y07

Mapcode Global: VHLBG.5WH9

Entry Name: Poplar Farmhouse

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285459

Location: Grundisburgh, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Grundisburgh

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Grundisburgh St Mary Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 25 SW
(West side)
Poplar Farmhouse
House, formerly farmhouse. Late C16. Timber framed with colourwashed
render and a plain tile roof, originally thatched. Two storeys. Baffle-
entry plan. Garden front: gabled wing at left of centre of 2 storeys with
lateral casement windows to the ground and first floors and a central
gabled chimneystack. To left of this, at ground floor level is a C20 flat-
roofed addition with French windows. Above this a 2-light first floor C20
casement with a blocked earlier window at right of it. The right-hand
flank of the projecting wing has 2 cross windows to the ground floor and a
3-light C19 window to the first floor. To right of this wing, on the
recessed axial range, is a 1/2-glazed C20 door, at right of which is a 2-
light casement and to left of which is a 4-light C20 casement at far right
and a 3-light C19 casement to far left and, between these two, a 3-light
C16 window with moulded mullions. Massive axial ridge stack at left of
centre with moulded base. Further 2-flue stack to the right hand gable
end. Left hand side: single-storey C20 wing at right behind which is the
projecting C18 wing. To the ground floor of the gable end are 3 two-light
casement windows and to the first floor are a 2-light and single-light
casement and to the attic a 4-light C16 casement with diamond-section
mullions. To left of this is a C19 outshut of 1 1/2 storeys with a stable
door at right and 2 casements at left and a 3-light casement to the attic.
Rear (entrance front): the projecting wing of l 1/2 storeys at right with a
hipped roof which has a single-light and a 2-light C20 casement to the
ground floor and a 3-light casement at first floor level. Attached to the
left hand side of this is a lean-to and this has to its left hand flank the
front door. The axial range behind this has two 2-light C20 windows to
ground floor and to the first floor at right two 2-light casements, a 3-
light and a single-light casement and at left a C16 four-light casement
with diamond-shaped mullions.

Interior: The ground floor hall has close-studded walling, wall posts with
stepped run-out stops and tapering jowels which have dog-tooth decoration
to the top, themselves supported on small consoles. The ceiling beams and
wall-plate are chamfered with run-out stops. Two doorways to service
rooms, one of which is now blocked, one still open. The dividing wall
between the rooms has now been demolished and the gabled end wall
demolished and the room extended. To an internal passageway is a canted
ground-floor oriel window, formerly to the exterior, which has 5 lights to
the front and single lights to the angles. Double-cavetto mouldings and
birdbeak to the underbelly, moulded sill and cavetto and moulded mullions
with quirked beads. Close studded walling to the first floor blocked
windows with diamond-section and cavetto-moulded mullions. Jowled wall
posts. Roof of 6 bays with collars, arched wind braces, and clasped

Listing NGR: TM2080052177

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

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