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Orchard Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Andrew, Ilketshall, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4367 / 52°26'12"N

Longitude: 1.5028 / 1°30'10"E

OS Eastings: 638189

OS Northings: 287854

OS Grid: TM381878

Mapcode National: GBR XMP.8R4

Mapcode Global: VHM6Q.00BV

Plus Code: 9F43CGP3+M4

Entry Name: Orchard Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284112

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282222

Location: St. Andrew, Ilketshall, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR34

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: St. Andrew, Ilketshall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ilketshall St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 38 NE
2/6 Orchard Farmhouse
Farmhouse, marked on the O.S. map as 'Birchams Farm'. Early C17. 2 storeys
and attics; 3-cell lobby entrance form. Timber-framed, plastered, clay
pantiles. An internal chimney stack with a plain rebuilt shaft of old red
brick. At the base of the shaft is a small empty recessed panel with moulded
surround. 3 old cross windows to the ground floor, and 2, with one plain 2-
light casement window, to the upper floor; 2 gabled dormers with plain 2-light
casement windows. Above the entrance is an original 3-light diamond-mullioned
window, and on the upper floor of the rear are 2 more mullioned windows, one
3-light with ovolo moulding, the other 4-light with the outer moulding hacked
off. An early C19 gabled porch, rendered and pantiled, with an arched opening.
The entrance doorway inside has a pointed Gothic arch, and a door with 2
matching half-glazed leaves with Gothic tracery. Main beans visible inside;
newel stair by the stack. At the north end, a C19 single-storey lean-to in
red brick with pantiled roof projects forward beyond the line of the main
front. It is unoccupied and becoming derelict.

Listing NGR: TM3818987854

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

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