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5, Church Road, Mendlesham

Description: 5, Church Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281626

OS Grid Reference: TM1054565734
OS Grid Coordinates: 610545, 265734
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2495, 1.0830

Location: Church Road, Mendlesham, Suffolk IP14 5SF

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

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Listing Text

TM 16 NW
7/41 No.5

House. C16 with C17 alteration; renovated C20. Timber framed, panelled
roughcast render, plaintiled roof. 2 cells. 1½ storeys, small attic. C20
casement windows, those to ground floor metal-framed, with horizontal glazing
bars. One raking dormer. Lobby entrance with C20 semi-glazed door. Stack
has heavy axial shaft of narrow brick, with inset panel in base. C20 lean-to
addition on left gable end, extending forward and abutting the facade.
Interior. 4-bay frame with intact heavy studding visible on upper floor;
evidence for original diamond-mullioned windows. 2 tie beams have been cut
out. Original layout unclear. 2-bay room to right, originally unheated, has
plain ceiling joists set flat. Adjacent bay has slightly smaller lodged
joists, presumably a C17 insertion contemporary with the stack, which is set
between the 2 left hand bays. Wide lintol over blocked fireplace in main
room. Small cell to left of stack: lower ceiling has ogee stop-chamfered
floorbeam C17 plain upper ceiling. Newel stair adjacent to stack. Butt
purlin roof, most of the timbers concealed.

Listing NGR: TM1054565734

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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