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Merrythought, Mendlesham

Description: Merrythought

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281637

OS Grid Reference: TM1045565807
OS Grid Coordinates: 610455, 265807
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2502, 1.0817

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

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Listing Text

TM 16 NW
7/52 No.18 & No.20
- (Merrythought)

Originally one house, now 2. Late C16 or early C17, the facade cased in early
C20 red brick. Roof plaintiled to front and pantiled to rear. 2 storeys and
attic. Former jetty to street, now underbuilt. 2 windows, 3-light casements
with a single horizontal glazing bar to each light. On the ground floor, mid
C20 windows without glazing bars, the central window now divided into 2. Flat
gauged brick arches. 2 doors with 4 flush panels. One flat-roofed dormer
with mid C20 standard windows. Interior. No.20 has exposed C17 ceilings:
floorbeams with barred stop-chamfers, plain joists set flat. Some framing
visible on upper floor. Newel stair in front of stack. Side purlin roof,
most of the timbers concealed. Interior of No.18 not examined.

Listing NGR: TM1045565807

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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