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Hawkins Farmhouse, Mendlesham

Description: Hawkins Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281614

OS Grid Reference: TM0927364055
OS Grid Coordinates: 609273, 264055
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2349, 1.0633

Location: Mendlesham, Suffolk IP14 5RB

Locality: Mendlesham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 5RB

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Listing Text

TM 06 SE
4/29 Hawkins Farmhouse

-- II
Farmhouse. C16 core; service cell probably of 1729 (a date said to be on a
plaque in the roofspace); C18 rear wing. Timber framed, cased in grey brick
c.1900. Pantiled roof. Rear wing part brick-cased, part rendered, with a
later shallow-pitched roof of concrete pantiles. 3 cells. 2 storeys. 3
windows, small-paned casements of 2 and 3 lights under flat gauged brick
arches. Lobby entrance: 6-panel door (upper 2 panels glazed); gabled porch of
c.1900 with scalloped bargeboards and a semi-circular arched entrance. Stack
set in rear roof slope, central to the rear wing. Interior. Most of timbers
concealed. Stack is inserted into one end of parlour cell, although where the
original heating was is unclear. Parlour ceiling has plastered cross-beams,
the hall a chamfered axial bridging beam. Square joists in service cell, with
evidence for axial partition. Cambered tie beam at upper end of hall. C19
newel stair in front of stack. Roof not examined.

Listing NGR: TM0927364055

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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