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Whitehouse Farmhouse, Combs

Description: Whitehouse Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 279860

OS Grid Reference: TM0441755094
OS Grid Coordinates: 604417, 255094
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1563, 0.9869

Location: Combs, Suffolk IP14 2EY

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

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Listing Text

TM 05 NW

2/85 Whitehouse Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse, mid C17 with a mid C16 wing to rear. The front range remodelled
1894 as on date plaque in gable. 2 storeys, the front range with attics.
Timber-framed, the front range encased 1894 in gault brick, the wing
plastered. Plaintiled roofs with C19 crested ridge tiles; a good mid C17
chimney of red brick with burnt headers and panelled shafts. Large-pane
sashes of 1894. Gabled plaintiled entrance porch with late C20 panelled
entrance door. The rear range is of 2 bays with heavy unchamfered floor
joists and clasped purlin roof; the open truss has a pair of cruck-like knees
up to a collar-beam, which is probably a C17 alterations. The front range has
a roof constructed mainly of rafters from a large medieval hall, smoke-
encrusted and with assembly marks of early C14 type.

Listing NGR: TM0441755094

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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