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Mendlesham Manor, Mendlesham

Description: Mendlesham Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281619

OS Grid Reference: TM1093465899
OS Grid Coordinates: 610934, 265899
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2508, 1.0888

Location: Brockford Road, Mendlesham, Suffolk IP14 5SG

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

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Listing Text

TM 16 NW
7/34 Mendlesham Manor
(formerly listed as
29.7.55 The Manor)

-- II
Former farmhouse. Late C16/early C17 front range, probably C16 wing to rear
on right. Extensively restored and extended to rear early C20. Timber framed
with much-renewed exposed studding. Plaintiled roof except outer slope of
rear wing which is pantiled. 3-cell front range. 2 storeys and attic. Early
C20 casement windows with square-leaded glass, those to centre cell flanked by
ovolo-moulded mullioned windows, mostly original. Reproduction plank door in
4-centre arched opening with carved spandrels and mullioned overlight. One
gabled 2-light dormer. 2 stacks against rear wall. Left gable end has early
C20 bargeboards with vine trail carving. 2-storey rear wing has some glazed-
over diamond-mullioned windows and an internal stack. Interior. Considerably
altered. Room to right of entrance has a high chamfered-joist ceiling. The
opposite room has fine complete early C18 panelling with a moulded cornice.
Contemporary bolection-moulded fireplace with overpanel and flanking drops of
fruit and flowers; corner cupboard with pierced keyed 3-centre arched head and
pierced work to jambs. One arched stuccoed upper fireplace. Upper doorways
have early C19 reeded surrounds. Rear wing has plain studding and ceiling
joists. Several good C16-C17 doors, some with linenfold panels, and first
floor panelled partitions, all brought from elsewhere in early C20. Formerly
known as Park Farmhouse and in C19 as Homerfield Hall.

Listing NGR: TM1093465899

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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