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Poplar Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Offton, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1059 / 52°6'21"N

Longitude: 0.9941 / 0°59'38"E

OS Eastings: 605137

OS Northings: 249519

OS Grid: TM051495

Mapcode National: GBR SKL.S62

Mapcode Global: VHKF2.5BWF

Plus Code: 9F424X4V+9J

Entry Name: Poplar Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Last Amended: 24 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250949

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433510

Location: Offton, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP8

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Offton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Offton with Bricett

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Description

TM 04 NE
6/139
9.12.55

OFFTON
BILDESTON ROAD
Poplar Farmhouse (Formerly listed as The Poplars)

GV
II

House, formerly farmhouse. Built in 2 stages - early and late C16 - with C20
alterations. 2 storeys. 3-cell plan. Timber-framed and plastered with mid
C20 herringbone pargetting in panels. Plaintiled roof with axial C17 chimney
of red brick. Mainly C20 windows of 3 lights with metal casements and leaded
lights. Several C16 diamond-mullioned windows have been restored and glazed
in C20. Rear C20 boarded entrance door. An early or mia C16 3-bay hall at
the right-hand end has a binding joist with broach-stopped chamfers and large
unchamfered joists. tension-braced close-studwork. A 2-cell extension
containing a service room and a new hall were added to left in C16, the old
hall becoming a parlour. A chimney was placed in the old cross-passage in
late C16 or C17. The later work has less-massive but more closely-spaced
studwork. Half of the wind-braced butt-purlin roof remains. At the left and
rear are 3 minor C19 and C20 extensions.

Listing NGR: TM0513749519

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