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Latitude: 52.1311 / 52°7'51"N
Longitude: 0.4498 / 0°26'59"E
OS Eastings: 567776
OS Northings: 250914
OS Grid: TL677509
Mapcode National: GBR PDP.6KD
Mapcode Global: VHJH3.RP4P
Entry Name: The Old House
Listing Date: 19 December 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1227210
English Heritage Legacy ID: 424867
Location: Little Thurlow, West Suffolk, Suffolk, CB9
Civil Parish: Little Thurlow
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Little Thurlow St Peter
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
1. LITTLE THURLOW LITTLE THURLOW
The Olde School House
TL 6751 22/359 19.12.61.
The school was founded in 1614 by Sir Stephen Soame who also endowed the almshouses.
A red brick building, now a dwellinghouse. 2 storeys and attics. 3 window range.
(1:1:1), the central part, of 1 window range, breaks forward and has a porch
on the ground store9. The wind/ws a2e mullionedand transomed casements (Renewed
in the C20), with rusticated stucco surrounds. Sir Stephen's coat of arms is
carved in a panel above the Tudor arched doorway and there is a latin inscription
which reads "MELVIS DE REPVBLICA MERVNT QVI IVVEM TUTEM INSTITVENDAM CVRAVARE
QVAM QVI IP SOS LIBEROS". The doorway has the original boarded and studded door
and lock. The spandrels to the arch are carved with foliated ornamentation.
Roof tiled, with a red brick chimney stack with 3 octagonal shafts on a rectangular
The Olde Schoolhouse, Manor Farmhouse, Barn to Manor Farm, and Nos 117, 118
and 120 (Estate Nos) with Nos 116 and 116A (Estate Nos), Lavender Cottage,
Cock Inn, Old Post Office, Nos 123 and 123A (Estate Nos), Street Farmhouse
and Corner Cottage form a group.
Listing NGR: TL6777650914
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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