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High Elm Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3166 / 52°18'59"N

Longitude: 0.9047 / 0°54'17"E

OS Eastings: 598082

OS Northings: 272689

OS Grid: TL980726

Mapcode National: GBR SGY.MLF

Mapcode Global: VHKD1.M1NG

Entry Name: High Elm Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031195

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284318

Location: Stanton, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Stanton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Stanton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


3/55 High Elm Farmhouse


Former farmhouse. Circa 1600: under restoration. 2 storeys and attics: 2-
cell lobby-entrance plan. Timber-framed and rendered, with raised panels on
front. Double Roman tiles, plain bargeboards. An internal chimney-stack with
a large rectangular base and attached square shafts set diagonally, rebuilt
tops finished with a dentil course, and cutwater bases. 4-light casement
windows with horizontal bar, 1983. Frame in 3 bays, including a chimney-bay.
All framing exposed inside. Widely-spaced, full-height studs to all walls,
with middle rails morticed into the sides of the main posts, in front of the
studs, to support the ends of the joists; reversed braces to corners. Main
beams with ovolo-moulding in both ground storey rooms, joists with chamfer
and pyramid stops. Ovolo-moulding also to fireplace lintels, and to the
windows introduced into the 2 rooms to the west of the stack. All original
windows have diamond mullions. Upper ceilings with joists set on edge: roof-
space in use from the outset. 5-bay roof, clasped purlins, and a reversed,
inward-sloping windbrace to each bay.

Listing NGR: TL9808272689

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