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Dewlands Farmhouse, Holton St Mary

Description: Dewlands Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 277208

OS Grid Reference: TM0433636726
OS Grid Coordinates: 604336, 236726
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9914, 0.9747

Location: Holton St Mary, Suffolk CO7 6NH

Locality: Holton St Mary
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO7 6NH

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Listing Text

(west side, off)
- Dewlands Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Rear range probably early C16 with extensive later alterations, front
range early C19. Timber-framed, rendered, plain tile roofs. Red and white brick
stacks. Rear range has cross wing to right, present front range may occupy site
of former second cross wing. 2 storeys. Front range 5-window facade with central
panelled double doors in pilastered doorcase with hood. Narrow 8-pane sashes to
2nd and 4th bays, otherwise 12-pane sashes in flush frames with sills. Over-
hanging hipped roof with white brick stack to rear pitch. Rear wing, garden
front: C20 conservatory attached to right. Lobby entry, off-centre C20 door. C20
casements with leaded lights. Steeply-pitched swept roof hipped at front. Off-
centre stack, upper part rebuilt in white brick. Cross wing gabled at rear,
catslide roof to former hall section. Brick lean-to addition at right not of
special interest. Interior: rear range, stack probably inserted into former cross
passage. Interior remodelled C20, cross wing ceiling partly removed to form open
stairhall. Large red brick stack, rebuilt in part. Chamfered tie beam of cross
wing has mortices for missing arch braces. 1st floor room to left of stack has
ovolo and hollow chamfered beam and moulded joists with tongue stops. Roof
remodelled to form hip, but post above cross wing tie beam may be vestigial crown
post. Front range has early C19 detailing including fireplaces and staircase with
carved tread ends and wreathed handrail. Part in Higham parish.

Listing NGR: TM0433636726

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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