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The Stables

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornham Magna, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3043 / 52°18'15"N

Longitude: 1.0827 / 1°4'57"E

OS Eastings: 610266

OS Northings: 271833

OS Grid: TM102718

Mapcode National: GBR TJP.JK3

Mapcode Global: VHL9L.QB7V

Plus Code: 9F43833M+P3

Entry Name: The Stables

Listing Date: 14 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285123

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279540

Location: Thornham Magna, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Thornham Magna

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Thornham Magna St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

Tagged with: Stable

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TM 17 SW
3/84 Nos. 1 to 5 (inclusive) The
- Stables


Former stable block to Thornham Hall (not listed), now 5 dwellings and sheds.
1837-8 by S. Smirke for the 4th Lord Henniker, altered C20. Red brick with
rendered and ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Three sides of a quadrangular
block in a Jacobean style. 1 storey with attics. 5 bay front: centre
projects with a rusticated arch and quoining, 2 small upper lights with
glazing bars, cornice to pyramidal roof splayed at base, timber turret with
cornice to a leaded pyramidal pinnacle with ball and weathervane finials.
Flanking bays have plinths, dual glazing bar casements with rendered lintels,
relieving arches, stone coped parapets. Outer bays have shaped gables, convex
curves with steps, ball finials, ground floor dual and attic single glazing
bar casements, all recessed. Right return has to rear of centre a gauged
brick arch with stone impost blocks, scattered casements. Left return altered
with later additions. Inside yard each arm has a rusticated arch, under stone
coped gables on returns, arch to left is blocked, scattered casements and
gabled dormers. Interior not inspected. (H. Colvin, Biographical Dictionary,
1978; H.R Barker, East Suffolk Illustrated, 1908-9, p. 474).

Listing NGR: TM1026671833

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