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Chandos Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornham Parva, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3125 / 52°18'44"N

Longitude: 1.0923 / 1°5'32"E

OS Eastings: 610886

OS Northings: 272765

OS Grid: TM108727

Mapcode National: GBR TJJ.T6D

Mapcode Global: VHL9L.W4BL

Entry Name: Chandos Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181187

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279549

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
3/93 Chandos Farm House

Farmhouse. c.1600, extended, altered and reroofed early C18 for E. Simons,
altered and extended mid C19. Timber frame, plastered. Red brick casing and
additions. Steeply pitched plaintiled roof. A 3-cell lobby entry plan
slightly extended to 8 bays and turned around with additions behind later
service end to right to form a large L on plan. 2 storeys and attic. Ground
floor: entrance to right of centre between hall and service end, a C19 gabled
porch with a 6-panelled door, architrave with hoodmould, blank shield of arms,
finialed bargeboards, small lights in returns with Gothic glazing,
hoodmoulds. Hall and parlour to left have C19 canted bay windows with 1:3:1
light casements with Gothic glazing, tiled heads, service bay to right has a
similar 3-light casement with a hoodmould. First floor similar 3,3,2 and 3-
light casements, cornice to boxed eaves. Rebuilt ridge stack to right of
centre. Left end all early C18 brick, offset plinth, moulded kneelers to
gable parapet, 'ES' in iron, axial internal stack. Right end 2,3 and 4-light
casements, exposed plates and purlins, bargeboards. To rear centre and left a
2 storey continuous C19 lean-to, rat trap bonded red brick, kneelers to
parapet, glazing bar casements with ground floor gauged brick flat arched
heads, a door with a gabled hood. To rear right a lower 1 storey and attic
C18 service bay with an outer 2-light casement and a dormer. A C20 link to
formerly detached early C18 kitchen/dairy block of 5 bays, plastered timber
frame with red brick gable end towards house, moulded kneelers to parapet,
internal stack, doors to both sides, casements, pentice board to rear.
Interior: frame largely concealed in C19, chamfered binding beam, mid-rail and
storey posts, runout chamfered joists, some close studding, later tension
bracing in right end wall, removed arched braces to tie beams. Staggered
tenoned purlin roof with some reverse curved windbraces. Kitchen block has a
stop chamfered binding beam and jowled posts.

Listing NGR: TM1088672765

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

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