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Mill Farmhouse, Stonham Parva

Description: Mill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279380

OS Grid Reference: TM1140560142
OS Grid Coordinates: 611405, 260142
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1990, 1.0920

Location: 8 Church Lane, Stonham Parva, Suffolk IP14 5JL

Locality: Stonham Parva
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 5JL

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Listing Text

TM 16 SW
2/129 Mill Farmhouse
- II

Former farmhouse. Early C15 core with alterations of late C16 and C19. 2
storeys. Timber-framed and roughcast. Pantiled roof with chimneys of red
brick; an end chimney to the parlour of c.1600 has a diaperwork pattern in
burnt headers; an axial C18/C19 chimney. Various C19 and C20 casements. C19
4-panelled entrance door in C19 extension. A central 2-bay C15 open hall has
most of the upper bay intact, and a part of the lower bay. The open truss is
fully exposed, an inserted upper floor having been removed in C20: cambered
tie-beam with massive arch-braces rising from shafts. Coupled-rafter roof,
heavily smoke-encrusted. One hall window has its transome and diamond
mullions in the upper light. The doorway to the parlour has a 4-centred
arched head. Close-studding without visible bracing. Parlour cell rebuilt
late C16, with roll-moulded joists and ovolo-moulded and channelled main beam.
The two lintelled fireplaces are flanked by a newel staircase, and by
garderobes on each floor; 2 doorways with depressed arched heads. 2-tier
butt-purlin roof. The service cell of the C15 house was rebuilt in C18/early
C19 with original components.

Listing NGR: TM1140560142

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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