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Elmtree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lowestoft, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4568 / 52°27'24"N

Longitude: 1.7104 / 1°42'37"E

OS Eastings: 652179

OS Northings: 290786

OS Grid: TM521907

Mapcode National: GBR YTK.TH6

Mapcode Global: VHM6M.LJL0

Entry Name: Elmtree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 October 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391283

Location: Lowestoft, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR33

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Town: Waveney

Electoral Ward/Division: Carlton

Built-Up Area: Lowestoft

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Oulton Broad St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


914-1/3/103 (West side)
03/10/77 No.98
Elmtree Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now without a farm. c1760 with a mid-C19 extension
added to the east side. The west front faces the garden. Brick
and flint, roughcast and colourwashed. Pantile roofs. Lobby
entrance plan.
2 storeys in 3 bays. Central door behind a late C20
conservatory. The muntin and rail door forms six incised
panels, of which the upper pair are glazed. Reeded timber
surround with roundels in the upper corners under a flat
moulded hood. Left of the door is an early C19 three-light
metal casement, and to the right is a C20 three-light
casement. The two first-floor windows are also of 3 lights,
but are c1760 casements with glazing bars and timber-frames.
Gabled roof with a central ridge stack. Abutting the north
gable is a sloping flint and brick extension of 1990. The
south gable is lit through a C20 window. Small kneeelers
support the gable parapets.
The east side extension is of colourwashed brick. 2 storeys.
C20 plank door right of centre. One 3/3 sash either side under
rendered skewback arches, and 2 identical sashes to the first
floor. Gabled roof with internal gable-end stacks, that to the
south being a late C20 re-build.
INTERIOR. The lobby entrance plan is intact. The west, C18,
part has 2 ground-floor rooms each with a chamfered bridging
beam. The beam in the south room has nicked tongue stops. The
winder staircase is to the east of the stack opposite the main
entrance, in the normal C18 lobby-entrance fashion. The north
room has a re-built brick fireplace, the south room a C20 tile

Listing NGR: TM5217990786

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

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