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Tan Office Farmhouse, Mendlesham

Description: Tan Office Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281656

OS Grid Reference: TM1095863475
OS Grid Coordinates: 610958, 263475
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2290, 1.0876

Location: Tan Office Lane, Mendlesham, Suffolk IP14 5RL

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

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Listing Text

TM 16 SW
5/71 Tan Office Farmhouse

Originally farmhouse, later a unit house associated with the adjacent
farmhouse which stands corner-to-corner with it (qv. Item 5/70). Now a
separate dwelling. Late C16. Restored 1976-80. Timber framed and rendered,
plaintiled roof. Originally 2-cell, end chimney house with cross-entry;
service cell to right now missing. 2 storeys and attic. Small-paned casement
windows, gabled porch with boarded door, all of 1970's. Stack at left gable
end has plain shaft. Interior. Good quality exposed framing. Evidence for
original windows, 2 secondary upper windows with ovolo mullions. Service
partition at gable end shows evidence for central doorways into former service
rooms. Hall ceiling has closely-spaced chamfered joists. Plain joists to
upper ceilings. Roof has a single row of wind-braced clasped purlins.

Listing NGR: TM1095863475

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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