Description: Mill Farmhouse
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
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LITTLE STONHAM CHURCH LANE
TM 16 SW
2/129 Mill Farmhouse
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
Source: English Heritage
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