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The Long Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Monk Soham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2457 / 52°14'44"N

Longitude: 1.2322 / 1°13'56"E

OS Eastings: 620750

OS Northings: 265762

OS Grid: TM207657

Mapcode National: GBR VM0.0CZ

Mapcode Global: VHL9W.9TS9

Entry Name: The Long Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200087

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281572

Location: Monk Soham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Monk Soham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Monk Soham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 26 NW
2/148 The Long House
- II

Former farmhouse. Mid C16 with late C16 in-line parlour addition to west.
Timber framed and roughcast rendered, plaintiled roof. 3-cell form. 2
storeys and attics. Various C20 small-paned casement windows. Internal
stack, the oblong axial shaft possibly original. Later internal stack at
junction of hall and service end. East gable end has C20 boarded half-door.
Interior. Earlier phase, in 3 bays, comprises the hall and service cells.
Intact first floor framing with tension braces; complete tension bracing is
unusual in this part of Suffolk. Heavy, closely-spaced plain joists in hall
ceiling, a small part removed for a mid C20 stair. By the stack, a 4-centre
arched doorway. Hall fireplace has re-used freestone in the jambs. Service
end formerly divided axially into 2 rooms: plain joists; most of service
partition removed to accommodate a later stack. This section has a queen-post
roof with markedly cranked bracing; collar braces to truss over hall chamber.
2-bay parlour cell has close studding in front wall. Cambered tie beam with
cranked arched braces, one now replaced. Parlour ceiling plastered over.
Newel stair by stack, the upper flight mostly rebuilt. Roof over parlour cell
has wind-braced clasped purlins.

Listing NGR: TM2075065762

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

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