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Latitude: 52.2714 / 52°16'17"N
Longitude: 1.0751 / 1°4'30"E
OS Eastings: 609906
OS Northings: 268147
OS Grid: TM099681
Mapcode National: GBR TK2.GNS
Mapcode Global: VHL9S.L57L
Entry Name: Elm Farmhouse
Listing Date: 14 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1032198
English Heritage Legacy ID: 281728
Location: Wickham Skeith, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Wickham Skeith
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Wickham Skeith St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TM 06 NE
2/143 Elm Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C16/early-mid C17, in 2 phases. Timber framed and plastered.
The front is decorated with closely-spaced diagonal battens forming a broad
herringbone design. Thatched roof. Late C19 decorative bargeboards to gable
ends. 4 cells. 1½ storeys. Windows are uPVC small-paned casements of
1980's. Central lobby entrance has C19 doorway with cornice and 6-panel door.
Cross-entry to right has a further C19 6-panel door, the upper 2 panels
glazed. French windows to extreme left. One gabled dormer with C17 moulded
lintol and heavy late C19 bargeboards. 2 flat-roofed dormers to left.
Internal stack, the shaft rebuilt C20. External stack against left gable end.
Interior. Most of timbers concealed. Section to left of stack perhaps the
earlier: one ground floor room has substantial plain joists, set flat. To
right of stack, a hall and service end. Hall ceiling has C17 cross-beams with
nicked ogee stop-chamfers. Wide lintol over blocked fireplace. Service cell
has a little exposed studding on upper floor and 2 blocked windows with ovolo
mullions (front wall). Roof timbers largely concealed; side purlins at right
end. C19 straight stair tunnelled through stack.
Listing NGR: TM0990668147
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