Description: Home Farm House
Date Listed: 17 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280312
OS Grid Reference: TM0957474562
OS Grid Coordinates: 609574, 274562
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3291, 1.0742
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MELLIS THE COMMON (NORTH WEST
TM 07 SE SIDE)
3/24 Home Farm House
Farmhouse. c.1600, extended and altered C19. Timber frame, plastered.
Steeply pitched plaintiled roof. An L on plan, 3 cell front range with 2 bay
service wing to rear, extended in C19 to form a T. 2 storeys and attics. 4
window front, C19 3 x 3-light part opening metal frame casements. An entrance
between parlour and hall bays to right, half glazed architraved door. In C19
addition to left a second entrance with a gabled bargeboarded porch, outer
half glazed door. Double offset plinth. Boxed eaves. Axial ridge stack, now
central. Service wing rear gable end entrance, exposed plates and purlins. A
large C19 external stack behind a lean-to from originally inner face of
service wing, altered in C20. Interior: Some exposed close studding, stop
chamfered cross axial binding beams and joists. First floor room over parlour
end has opposed base cruck blades to a raised tie beam. Service wing roof has
butt purlins, collars to principal rafters, arched windbraces.
Listing NGR: TM0957474562
Source: English Heritage
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