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Rectory Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thrandeston, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3481 / 52°20'53"N

Longitude: 1.1141 / 1°6'50"E

OS Eastings: 612201

OS Northings: 276791

OS Grid: TM122767

Mapcode National: GBR TJ5.LJD

Mapcode Global: VHL9F.87CS

Plus Code: 9F4384X7+6M

Entry Name: Rectory Farm House

Listing Date: 17 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280402

ID on this website: 101352256

Location: Thrandeston, Mid Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Thrandeston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Thrandeston St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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2/113 Rectory Farm House

-- II

Farmhouse. Early to mid C16, stack inserted in C17, altered and extended in
C19, altered C20. Timber frame, plastered; with some brick casing and
extension. Steeply pitched machine tiled roof. Originally 5 bays with a
central smoke bay between large hall and parlour. Service range, probably
detached, no longer survives. 1 bay extension at lower end of hall. 2
storeys, originally continuously jettied along front. Ground floor underbuilt
in brick with two 2-light windows to left or parlour bays with cambered key
blocked heads, a similar window to added right bay. C20 lean-entrance porch
to centre, first floor C20 2-light casements. Boxed eaves. Rebuilt axial
ridge stack to original centre. Left or parlour gable end has ground floor
brick cladding and may have been jettied, C17 acanthus consoles to wall
plates. Right gable end is C19 brick with an internal end stack. To rear
exposed brick at base of main stack, C20 casements and a C20 lean-to outshut.
Interior: hall is richly moulded, crossed binding beams and storey posts are
continuously and completely roll, wave and hollow moulded; upper end, joists
and mid rails all similarly treated. Parlour has slightly simpler mouldings
to binding beams and joists. Blocked cross passage doors at lower end of
hall. Close studding throughout. First floor: large 4 and 5-light complex
ovolo mullioned window openings, moulded binding beams, reverse curved bracing
in end wall. Queen post roof with cranked longitudinal braces from posts to
arcade plates/purlins. Partly moated site.

Listing NGR: TM1220176791

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