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Thicks Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hundon, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.109 / 52°6'32"N

Longitude: 0.5455 / 0°32'43"E

OS Eastings: 574415

OS Northings: 248690

OS Grid: TL744486

Mapcode National: GBR PF0.LRY

Mapcode Global: VHJHC.D8R1

Plus Code: 9F424G5W+J6

Entry Name: Thicks Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 September 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236258

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427209

Location: Hundon, West Suffolk, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Hundon

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Hundon All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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11/771 II

Farmhouse. C17 or earlier, extended later in C17 and C19. Planted timber frame.
Thatched room with gabled ends. Brick axial and gable end stacks.

Plan: Long 4-room plan main range with lobby entrance between the two left rooms;
the 2 central rooms with a straight staircase between are heated from axial stacks;
the left (south) end room may have been unheated originally and the unheated room at
the higher right (north) end may be a C17 addition. The one-room plan kitchen wing
with a large gable end stack on the front right is a later C17 addition. The
outshut on the rear right was probably added in C19.

One storey and attic long asymmetrical main range with C20 glazed and panelled door
to left of centre and 2 C20 2 and 3-light casements to right with C20 dormers above
breaking eaves. Two-storey wing projecting on right with large stack on gable end
and 2 and 3-light casements and plank door on outer (north) side of wing. Various
C20 casements on rear (west) elevation with slate roof outshut on left. Large 3-
light casements on south gable end.

Interior: Room to left of centre has mutilated chamfered axial beam and fireplace
with chamfered cambered timber lintel with bar stops. Room to right of centre has
chamfered cross-beam with cyma stops and large brick fireplace with chamfered timber
lintel with cyma and diamond stops. Right (north) room and kitchen wing have
chamfered axial beams, the partly blocked kitchen fireplace has chamfered timber
lintel. Chamber over (right, north) end has exposed joists and chamfered axial beam
supported on jowled post against stack. Roof over main range replaced in circa C18;
comon rafters, lapped collars and clasped purlins. Later C17 roof over kitchen
wing has dovetail lapped collars to every third common rafter and clasped side
purlins. No ridgeplaces to either roofs.

Listing NGR: TL7441548690

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