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Description: Oak Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281644
OS Grid Reference: TM1112764112
OS Grid Coordinates: 611127, 264112
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2347, 1.0905
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MENDLESHAM OAK FARM ROAD
TM 16 SW
5/59 Oak Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C16-early C17. Unmodernised and largely unaltered since C19. A
large house in 3 main sections: (i) a short central range with cross-wing to
right; (ii) a larger recessed range to right of cross-wing; (iii) a service
cross-wing to left. Timber framed and plastered, with remains of old chevron-
pargetted panelled plasterwork. Plaintiled roof except service wing which is
roofed in corrugated iron. 2 storeys and attic. Central cross-wing has
overhanging gable. Mainly C19 sash windows with glazing bars. Various
casements in service wing. Right section has 2 doorways with 6-panel and
plank doors. One flat-roofed dormer. 2 heavy stacks, one internal, one at
right gable end, each with the moulded bases of 3 in-line octagonal shafts,
the upper portions reconstructed as one in C19. Interior. A little plain
studding in one upper room, the timbers otherwise largely concealed. Roof of
main cross-wing has clasped and butt purlins. Service wing to left, probably
the oldest part, has a queen-post roof, mostly concealed.
Listing NGR: TM1112764112
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Source: English Heritage
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