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Lea Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Ashfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2567 / 52°15'24"N

Longitude: 0.9272 / 0°55'38"E

OS Eastings: 599886

OS Northings: 266092

OS Grid: TL998660

Mapcode National: GBR SHR.F88

Mapcode Global: VHKD8.1J1W

Plus Code: 9F427W4G+MV

Entry Name: Lea Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281152

Location: Great Ashfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Great Ashfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Great Ashfield All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Farmhouse; mid C16 with extensions of c.1600 and later. 2 storeys, part with
attic. 4 windows. Timber-framed and plastered. Hipped concrete plaintiled
roof. An axial chimney of C17 red brick. Early C19 small-pane 3-light
casements, those at ground storey with wooden hoodmoulds. C19 6-panelled
entrance door with the upper pair of panels glazed. Gabled plaintiled mid C19
canopy on carved brackets. Interior: Some unmoulded heavy framing of mid C16
exposed at centre of house. An extension to right has arch windbraced
studding and a blocked diamond mullioned window. Lintelled C16/C17 open
fireplace in the hall, and a rear service chimney to right of C17. A rear mid
C18 staircase wing has a stair with turned balusters and wreathed handrail.
Medieval moat surrounds the house.

Listing NGR: TL9988666092

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