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Paris Farmhouse, Helmingham

Description: Paris Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279729

OS Grid Reference: TM1733557816
OS Grid Coordinates: 617335, 257816
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1758, 1.1772

Location: Helmingham, Suffolk IP14 6EU

Locality: Helmingham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 6EU

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Listing Text

TM 15 NE
4/110 Paris Farmhouse


Farmhouse, mid/late C16 with earlier core. 2 storeys. 3-cell plan. Timber
framed and plastered. Pantiled roof with axial chimney of red brick. Mid C20
small-pane casements. C20 gabled pantiled entrance porch with half glazed
door. Good quality mid C16 framing exposed internally: the early C16 (or
possibly C15) open hall was adapted and the parlour cell was rebuilt. Arch
windbraced close studding in the parlour cell. Fine first floor structure in
hall and parlour, the joists each having intricate bar chamfer stops and sunk
triangles at the soffit. A service room has square unchamfered joists. The
hall has a pair of storey posts with the archbraces from the central truss of
an open hall. This cell was ii storeys high until the walls were raised in
C19 to give a uniform 2 storey roofline.

Listing NGR: TM1733557816

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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