By 1912 the remains of Thorney Hall had been converted into a malting.

1787, April 21st. Ipswich Journal: “To be sold: The materials of a Malting, now standing on Thorney Green in Stowupland, consisting of the Kiln, bricks, Tiles, flooring Boards and other timber. Enquiries of Charles Beard of Stowupland or Tho. Collman of Needham Mkt.”

Ena Carter (qv) added a note Croft Farmhouse al. Malthouse Cottage. Maltings Lane runs south from the present A1120 between where Croft Farmhouse stood and the Chapel Car Park, but the site of a Maltings is unknown