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216 and 217, Bull Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornham Parva, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3121 / 52°18'43"N

Longitude: 1.0935 / 1°5'36"E

OS Eastings: 610964

OS Northings: 272726

OS Grid: TM109727

Mapcode National: GBR TJQ.18W

Mapcode Global: VHL9L.W4XW

Entry Name: 216 and 217, Bull Road

Listing Date: 14 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279552

Location: Thornham Parva, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Thornham Parva

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Thornham Parva St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 17 SW
3/96 Nos. 216 and 217

House, now 2 dwellings. Late C15, floor inserted and extended with stack in
early C17, altered C19. Timber frame, plastered. Thatched roof. Originally
a Z bay open hall with a lower storeyed service/solar bay, narrower parlour
and stack added to form a 3 cell lobby entry plan. Now all 2 storeys. Lobby
entrance with a boarded door into parlour addition set back slightly with an
axial ridge stack between hall and parlour. 1, 2 and 3-light glazing bar
casements, ground floor hoodboards. An additional entrance with a boarded
door into hall, cross passage entrance blocked. Right gable end pentice
board, clay lump outshut. Left gable end pentice board, 3-light attic window,
exposed plates and purlins, C20 lean-to outshut. To rear a boarded door in
cross passage position, small 6-light window to service bay, to right 3-light
glazing bar casements, parlour set back. Interior: ground floor, hall has an
inserted floor, binding beam with a broad flat base with ogee to chamfered
terminals, stop chamfered joists, framing largely concealed, a large 8-light
diamond mullioned transomed window at hall upper end, early doorways to 2
service rooms with an early staircase to solar. First floor close studding,
arched bracing in walls, chamfered arched braces and tie beam to open truss
with an octagonal crown post, roll moulded bell shaped base, capital and upper
bracing concealed. Parlour has 2 light diamond mulliond window opening on
first floor, collars to side purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM1096472726

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

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