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The Laurels

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2541 / 52°15'14"N

Longitude: 1.207 / 1°12'25"E

OS Eastings: 618987

OS Northings: 266616

OS Grid: TM189666

Mapcode National: GBR VLS.L0D

Mapcode Global: VHL9V.VLYV

Entry Name: The Laurels

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281561

Location: Kenton, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Kenton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Kenton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 16 NE
1/137 The Laurels
- II

Farmhouse. In 2 parts: a C16 2-cell main range with a C16 or early C17
service range, perhaps once a unit house, at right angles to the right,
originally detached. The 2 are now linked by a later one-storey addition.
Main range. Timber framed with exposed close studding and reverse-curved
braces; the rear is plastered. Roof clad in polythene sheeting pending
replacement of the tiles; the front slope was plaintiled. 2 storeys. 3
windows, C19 sashes with glazing bars, 16-paned to ground floor, 12-paned to
upper floor. To lower right a blocked original window with chamfered
mullions. Lobby entry: C19 brick porch, plastered and lined to imitate
ashlar; scalloped bargeboards with spike finial; 5-panel door, the upper panel
glazed. Stack has plain oblong shaft, rebuilt 1953 as dated on base; the
other date, 1829, may be when the tiled roof replaced thatch. The one-storey
link to the right is plastered and plaintiled. Interior not examined.
Service range. Timber framed and plastered, pantiled roof. 2 storeys. East
gable end (facing road) has long slatted ground floor window, the central
section with original diamond mullions. In the apex of the gable is a
pargetted spray of foliage. Side wall to north has further slatted windows
and various old casements, one diamond-leaded. Boarded doors to ground and
first floors. Stack at west gable end, the shaft mostly rebuilt in C19.
Interior not examined, the upper floor said to be entirely unmodernised.

Listing NGR: TM1898766616

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