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Leatherjacket Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stratford St. Mary, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9798 / 51°58'47"N

Longitude: 0.9927 / 0°59'33"E

OS Eastings: 605621

OS Northings: 235491

OS Grid: TM056354

Mapcode National: GBR SM3.ZRL

Mapcode Global: VHKFN.5H4M

Entry Name: Leatherjacket Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198460

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277209

Location: Stratford St. Mary, Babergh, Suffolk, CO7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Stratford St. Mary

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Higham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

(south side)
Leatherjacket Farmhouse
- II
House. Probably late C15 with C16-C17 and later alterations. 1622 on dormer
window. Timber-framed, rendered, with some pargetting in panels. Plain tile
roof, red brick stacks. Probably 2 bays originally, now 3-bay lobby-entry, the
left bay being an addition. One storey and attic. Garden front: 2 half-glazed
doors. 2 C20 casements and small window to left. 3 gabled dormers with casements
and bargeboards. Ridge stack and later stack to left. Steeply-pitched roof with
bargeboards to gables. Road front has dormer window dated 1622. Interior:
studded walls on plinth. Chamfered beams and exposed joists of inserted ceiling
to centre and right end rooms. Run out stops to bridging beam and step stops to
joists of centre room. Partly rebuilt inglenook to inserted stack, chamfered
bressummer to centre room. Chamfered basket-arched rendered fireplace to room to
right. Newel stair against stack. Jowled post and truncated tie beam adjacent to
stack. 1st floor studded partition wall between centre and left rooms has
cambered tie beam and blocked arched panel which may be a former window. Room to
right chamfered basket-arched fireplace and chamfered beam with tongue stops.

Listing NGR: TM0562135491

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