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Lower Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Troston, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3169 / 52°19'0"N

Longitude: 0.7808 / 0°46'50"E

OS Eastings: 589636

OS Northings: 272397

OS Grid: TL896723

Mapcode National: GBR RFG.L8F

Mapcode Global: VHKCZ.H145

Plus Code: 9F428Q8J+Q8

Entry Name: Lower Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376961

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284255

Location: Troston, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Troston

Built-Up Area: Troston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Troston St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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2/62 Lower Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Circa 1600. 1 1/2 storeys. Timber-framed, partly rendered, but
mainly encased in mid C19 red brick. Roof of reed thatch with decorated ridge.
An internal chimney-stack with plain red brick shaft, and a C19 stack, set
externally on the north end wall. Early C20 4-, 3-, and 2-light mullion-and-
transome type windows with gauged heads to surrounds on ground storey: 3
gabled dormers with 3-light casement windows to upper storey: 3 eyebrow dormers
along rear slope of roof. Lobby entrance inside a mid C19 5-sided brick porch
with tented plaintiled roof. A single-storey brick lean-to, partly rendered
with pantiled roof, runs the whole length of the rear wall. Studding and main
ceiling-beams visible inside: 3-cell plan, but the third unit at north end may
be an addition. At the south end, the partition which divided the service bay
into 2 has been removed, and there is a blocked original window behind the
brick facing on the upper storey of the gable.

Listing NGR: TL8963672397

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