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Fen House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stonham Earl, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.175 / 52°10'29"N

Longitude: 1.06 / 1°3'35"E

OS Eastings: 609325

OS Northings: 257382

OS Grid: TM093573

Mapcode National: GBR TL6.QS9

Mapcode Global: VHLB5.BL6J

Plus Code: 9F4353F5+XX

Entry Name: Fen House

Listing Date: 26 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182656

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279347

Location: Stonham Earl, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Stonham Earl

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Earl Stonham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 05 NE
4/98 Fen House
- II

Former farmhouse. Late C15 or early C16, altered and extended C20. A 3-cell
open hall house. 2 storeys. Timber-framed and plastered. Hipped thatched
roof with axial chimney of red brick. Mainly late C20 casements. Thatched
gabled C20 entrance porch with boarded door. A substantially-built and
relatively unaltered late-mediaeval house. The open hall is in two bays, the
open truss having a cambered tie-beam, with massive chamfered arch-braces
springing from pilasters rising from floor level (one brace is missing).
Tension-braced close studwork and heavy unchamfered joists. Good complete
smoke-blackened coupled-rafter roof. In late C16/early C17 a chimney was
placed in the cross entry and an upper floor of chamfered joists inserted into
the hall; the service rooms were united, and the house functionally "reversed"
- the service accommodation being placed at the right-hand end. The rear wing
to right is a C20 extension, possibly remodelling a pre-existing structure.

Listing NGR: TM0932557382

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