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Poplar Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurston, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.259 / 52°15'32"N

Longitude: 0.8388 / 0°50'19"E

OS Eastings: 593841

OS Northings: 266106

OS Grid: TL938661

Mapcode National: GBR RG9.8X9

Mapcode Global: VHKD6.HH94

Plus Code: 9F427R5Q+HG

Entry Name: Poplar Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183032

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281247

Location: Thurston, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Thurston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Thurston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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-- II

Farmhouse, mid C16 with alterations of early C19. 2 storeys. 3-cell lobby
entrance plan. Timber-framed and plastered. Slated C19 roof: an axial
chimney, the shaft rebuilt in C19 of red brick with quoins of gault brick.
Early C19 small-pane casements. Early C19 gabled entrance porch with slated
roof and 6-panelled door. A rear service wing added in early C19: Gault
brick. Slated roof. 2 storeys, 2 windows. Horizontally-sliding small-pane
casements at 1st storey and casements with segmental heads below. An open
porch in the re-entrant angle has a swept sheet-metal roof. Interior: In the
hall is some heavy mid C16 exposed framing. Main beams with broad chamfers,
and large unchamfered floor joists. A wide lintelled open fireplace has piers
of limestone blocks probably taken from the Abbey of St Edmundsbury after its
dissolution in 1539. The blocks have shafts of C12/C13 appearance. Remainder
of timber framing mainly concealed.

Listing NGR: TL9384166106

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