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Home Farm House, Mellis

Description: Home Farm House

Grade: II
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

Location: Mellisash Road, Mellis, Suffolk IP23 8EE

Locality: Mellis
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 8EE

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Listing Text


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

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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