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Old Farm House, Combs

Description: Old Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 279869

OS Grid Reference: TM0409756499
OS Grid Coordinates: 604097, 256499
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1690, 0.9831

Location: Park Road, Combs, Suffolk IP14 2JN

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

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Listing Text

TM 05 NW

2/94 Old Farm House
- II

Farmhouse, c.1550-1570 with various additions of C17 and C19. 2 storeys and
attics. 3-cell plan originally with cross-passage entrance. Timber-framed
and roughcast. Plaintiled roof with axial chimney, the shaft rebuilt in mid
C20 red brick. Mainly C20 casements. Glazed C20 entrance door in lean-to
conservatory. Typical late C16 framing: in the hall is a roll-moulded
bridging beam with leaf-stops (the joists said to be similarly moulded). Twin
service room doorways have rudimentary ogee heads. An original diamond-
mullioned window in a service room. A wide open fireplace in the hall has a
cambered lintel. Arch-windbraced close studding. Early C17 alterations
include several ovolo-mullioned windows (blocked), and a newel staircase with
associated cupboard whose door has turned balusters in the ventilation panel.
C17 butt-purlin roof. A wing attached to the original parlour was of 1½
storeys when added in C16 or C17. Further additions are of late C19 red

Listing NGR: TM0409756499

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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