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America Farmhouse, Combs

Description: America Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 279837

OS Grid Reference: TM0246655334
OS Grid Coordinates: 602466, 255334
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1591, 0.9586

Location: Bildeston Road, Combs, Suffolk IP14 2LB

Locality: Combs
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 2LB

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Listing Text

TM 05 NW

2/62 America Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse, early C17 with crossing to right of c.1800. 2 storeys. 3-cell
cross-passage entrance plan. Timber-framed and plastered. Plaintiled roofs;
a C17 axial chimney of buff brick, the upper part rebuilt in C20 red brick.
C19 casements at 1st storey, C20 small-pane casements at ground storey. Mid
C19 glazed panelled entrance door with C20 gabled plaintiled porch. Unmoulded
exposed C17 framing. The original cross-passage was moved to right in c.1800,
thereby enlarging the hall and incorporating the former service cell.
Unchamfered floor joists laid flat. Back-to-back lintelled open fireplaces to
hall and parlour (the lintel in the hall is reused from a timber-framed
chimney; and a binding beam with jewelled chamfer stop, and other timbers, are
also reused from a C16 house). Clasped purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM0246655334

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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