Description: Mill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 9 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 220360
OS Grid Reference: TM0545592327
OS Grid Coordinates: 605455, 292327
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4901, 1.0248
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TM 09 SE OLD BUCKENHAM FEN STREET
4/113 Mill Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C15 and early C17. Timber framed with roughcast wattle
and daub and thatched roof. House in 2 builds, that to left earlier of 2
storeys and attic, later extension without dormers. Door at junction of works.
3 late C18 casements to right, one left and additional 3-light timber ovolo
mullioned window. One 4-light C15 timber mullioned window with chamfers to
first floor and scattered early C19 or C20 casements. Gabled roof with 2
eyebrow dormers with C20 casements. Pantiled and gabled late C18 extension
to left. Ridge stack inserted when interior of open hall floored and C17
extension added. Rear with scattered fenestration and one 2-light C17 timber
ovolo moulded mullion window to first floor left. Interior. Remains of screen
to right of entrance door; to left hall now floored with chamfered bridging
beam and joists. Open fireplace C17 with bressummer. Principal wall stud
suggests south end of original building was jettied. Winder staircase by
stack and similar in original service range. First floor close studded of
heavy scantling. Heavy wall plate. Arched bracing at corners of south room.
C15 range roof of tie beams on large arched braces, stome now removed. One
king post survives, octagonal with moulded base and castellated collar and
astragal mouldings. Diagonal wind bracing and through purlins.
Listing NGR: TM0545592327
Source: English Heritage
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