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The Ancient House

A Grade II Listed Building in Clopton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1452 / 52°8'42"N

Longitude: 1.2499 / 1°14'59"E

OS Eastings: 622459

OS Northings: 254640

OS Grid: TM224546

Mapcode National: GBR VN5.JTQ

Mapcode Global: VHLBG.MB4T

Entry Name: The Ancient House

Listing Date: 15 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198390

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286444

Location: Clopton, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Clopton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Clopton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 25 SW
(West Side)
8/30 The Ancient House
- II

House, at one time sub-divided into two cottages with a third cottage, now
demolished. Early C17. Timber framed with colourwashed render and a
pantile roof, formerly thatched. Two storeys and attic. Entrance front:
to the ground floor at left of centre is a C20 porch with a hipped roof.
This has a panelled door at left and a 3-light casement at right. To left
of this is blank walling and at right a 4-light casement and to left of it
a 3-light window with ovolo-moulded mullions to the upper wall. At first
floor level is a 2-light C20 window at far left and to right are 2 lower
C17 mullioned windows of 3 lights at left and 3 lights (originally 4
lights) at right. Between these are set two T-shaped arrangements of
windows with central 2-light C20 casements flanked by 2-light ovolo moulded
windows of C17 date set higher in the wall. The right hand gable end is
brick walled with a lean-to garage before it and with 2 attic lights above.
The left gable end has a 4-light ground floor casement and two 2-light
first floor casements. Lean-to to left of this with a 2-light ground floor
window, all fenestration here of C20. Rear: Continuous lean-to with a
catslide roof at right and a lean-to roof at left. C20 random
fenestration. To the first floor at right are two 2-light C20 windows and
at left a C17 window of 5 lights with ovolo-moulded mullions.

Interior: Chamfered ceiling beams and close studding with jowled wall posts
to ground and first floors.

Listing NGR: TM2245954640

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

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