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Low Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashfield cum Thorpe, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2301 / 52°13'48"N

Longitude: 1.2371 / 1°14'13"E

OS Eastings: 621159

OS Northings: 264036

OS Grid: TM211640

Mapcode National: GBR VM6.1LF

Mapcode Global: VHLB2.D6BR

Entry Name: Low Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032333

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281431

Location: Ashfield cum Thorpe, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Ashfield cum Thorpe

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ashfield-cum-Thorpe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 26 SW
5/7 Low Farmhouse
- II

Former farmhouse. C17, in 2 phases. Timber framed and plastered; some old
plasterwork with chevron pargetting. Thatched roof. 3-cell form, the earlier
section to right of stack set slightly forward at the front. 1 1/2 storeys.
Various casement windows, mainly of C19 date. 2 hooded dormers. C20 gabled
porch with plank door. Internal stack with plain C19 shaft. A C19 external
gable stack to left, set just forward of the roof ridge, with associated
colourwashed brick addition at the base. Interior. Older section, perhaps
early C17, in 2 bays: plain first floor studding with straight corner braces.
Plastered ground floor ceiling with chamfered bridging beam. Centre cell has
crudely-chamfered bridging beam and irregular plain joists, set flat, and an
open fireplace. The frame in this section is nearly all concealed. Semi-
newel stair by stack. Roof timbers not examined.

Listing NGR: TM2115964036

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