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Low Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Laxfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2792 / 52°16'44"N

Longitude: 1.3571 / 1°21'25"E

OS Eastings: 629099

OS Northings: 269866

OS Grid: TM290698

Mapcode National: GBR WN3.1XZ

Mapcode Global: VHL9R.GZS5

Entry Name: Low Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032877

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280163

Location: Laxfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Laxfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Laxfield All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 26 NE

6/43 Low Farmhouse

-- II

Former farmhouse, now 2 cottages, the right cottage unmodernised. Late C16.
Timber framed and plastered, the ground floor mostly rebuilt in colourwashed
brick. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. 3-cell form. Mid C20 small-
paned casement windows and 6-panel door to left cottage, C19 casements to
right cottage. Internal stack. Single-storey additions to each gable end.
Left cottage has exposed first floor studding with reversed bracing. Arched
brick fireplace in hall chamber. Parlour (in right cottage) has a bridging
beam cased in moulded plasterwork. The ceiling of the parlour chamber is
divided into 4 by plaster-moulded cross beams, with a moulded border to each
division. Also in the right cottage the original newel stairs. Roof has
clasped and butt purlins, with cranked wind-bracing.

Listing NGR: TM2909969866

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