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Knights Farmhouse, Mendham

Description: Knights Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280033

OS Grid Reference: TM2704380974
OS Grid Coordinates: 627043, 280974
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3797, 1.3345

Location: B1123, Mendham, Suffolk IP20 0JF

Locality: Mendham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP20 0JF

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Listing Text

TM 28 SE
2/84 Knight's Farmhouse

Former farmhouse, now 2 cottages. In 2 sections: late C15 /early C16 to left,
late C16 to right. Timber framed and plastered with some whitewashed brick
casing. Pantiled rof with glazed black tiles at the front. 2 storeys, the
later range formerly with an attic. Various old casement windows; 2 mullioned
windows have been exposed (the one in the earlier section with renewed diamond
mullions) and another is visible inside. Plank door to right. Gable stack to
later range, at the junction of the 2 sections. The earlier part is in 2
bays: traces of sooting on the upper floor indicate a former open hall. The
central truss has cranked braces and originally carried a queen-post roof.
The present roof is C17. The portion of the later range in the left hand
cottage has some good studding, an C18 bolection-moulded fireplace and the
original newel stairs. The timbers in the right hand cottage are mostly

Listing NGR: TM2704380974

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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