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White House Farm House, Mellis

Description: White House Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280316

OS Grid Reference: TM0991774706
OS Grid Coordinates: 609917, 274706
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3303, 1.0794

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


3/28 White House Farm House
29.7.55 (formerly listed as White
House and two barns,
Mellis Green)


Farmhouse. Late C16, altered and extended C19 and early C20. Timber frame,
plastered. Plaintiled roof. 3 cell lobby entry plan. 2 storeys and attic.
Ground floor: entrance to right of centre, 4 panelled architraved door, to
left a large architraved transomed 3-light glazing bar casement, further left
a C19 flat headed canted bay window. First floor 3-light glazing bar case
ments and a small early opening, all with architraves. Rebuilt axial ridge
stack behind entrance, a C19 stack inserted between hall and service end to
left. Left gable end original curved brackets to plates, first floor 4-light
window. Right gable end original curved brackets to plates, ground floor
lean-to outshut, first floor and attic architraved glazing bar casements. To
rear a half glazed door into hall with a first floor architraved sash, ground
floor canted bay window behind parlour. A low gabled clay lump dairy addition
behind service end. Attached to left an early C20 1 storey addition with
gable end to front, stack to rear. Interior: close studding, ground floor 5-
light chamfered mullioned window opening, stop chamfered binding beam, stairs
in front of stack with a first floor 4-light window with a stud as king
mullion, flanking diamond mullions; large cranked braces from jowled posts to
cambered tie beams, butt purlin roof with arched braces to collars, cranked
windbraces, ridge piece. Partly moated site.

Listing NGR: TM0991774706

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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