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Laurel Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Haughley, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2343 / 52°14'3"N

Longitude: 0.967 / 0°58'1"E

OS Eastings: 602702

OS Northings: 263714

OS Grid: TM027637

Mapcode National: GBR SHZ.Z5V

Mapcode Global: VHKDG.Q32J

Entry Name: Laurel Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032676

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280605

Location: Haughley, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Haughley

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Haughley The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


4/122 Laurel Farmhouse

-- II

Farmhouse, mid C16 with alterations of early C17. 3-cell plan. 2 storeys.
Timber-framed and plastered. Glazed pantiled roof with an external end
chimney of C17 red brick to left and an axial chimney with C19 rebuilt shaft.
3-light casements of C19 at 1st storey, C20 replacements with transomes below.
Early C19 6-panelled entrance door, the upper pair of panels glazed; C19
glazed plaintiled porch, plain heavy C16 framing exposed internally: a massive
chamfered binding beam in the hall and an arch-braced tiebeam at the open
truss above. Crownpost roof, the central crown post being square and
chamfered. Wide lintelled open fireplace in the hall with narrow buff bricks.
In early C17 a fine well staircase was placed in the rear of the cross
passage, with closely-spaced turned balusters, square newels with complex
moulded finials. In C18/C19 the front roof slope was reduced in pitch after
the raising of the front wall by about a metre. Shown as Green Farmhouse on

Listing NGR: TM0270463714

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

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