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Valley Farm House, Yaxley

Description: Valley Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279610

OS Grid Reference: TM1193373644
OS Grid Coordinates: 611933, 273644
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3200, 1.1082

Location: Ipswich Road, Yaxley, Suffolk IP23 8BZ

Locality: Yaxley
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 8BZ

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Listing Text

TM 17 SW
3/152 Valley Farm House
- II

House. Early to mid C17, altered and extended C19 and C20. Timber frame with
brick additions, all plastered. Steeply pitched black glazed pantiled roof.
Large 3 cell plan, probably with a lobby entrance originally. 2 storeys
and attic. Entrance now to left of centre just to right of presumed original
lobby entrance between hall and parlour, recessed 6 panelled, part raised and
part glazed door, doorcase with fluted pilasters and open pedimental head, 3
and 4-light C19 and C20 glazing bar flush frame casements, ground floor
hoodboards. Boxed eaves. 2 large axial ridge stacks between cells, that to
right is larger with 4 conjoined hexagonal shafts serving hall and service
end, to left 3 conjoined hexagonal shafts serving parlour end, both rebuilt.
Left gable end 2-light casements with pentice board to attic with a 3-light
window, exposed plates and purlins. Right gable end ground floor entrance and
4-light casement, first floor 10-light mullion and transom leaded casement,
pentice board, attic 2-light window, exposed plates and purlins. Extended to
rear in C19 and C20, a continuous brick range with an almost flat roof, 2
dormers inserted in main roof. Interior: frame largely concealed, close
studding evident, chamfered storey posts, service end stop chamfered cross
axial binding beam and joists. First floor: a 3-light ovolo mullioned window
opening, over parlour a double ovolo moulded bar stopped axial binding beam,
over hall crossed ovolo moulded bar stopped binding beams, cambered collars
clasp purlins.

Listing NGR: TM1193373644

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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