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Description: Perkins Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281657
OS Grid Reference: TM1103263191
OS Grid Coordinates: 611032, 263191
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2265, 1.0885
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MENDLESHAM TAN OFFICE
TM 16 SW
5/72 Perkins Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C17. Timber framed, the front roughcast-rendered, the right
gable end cased in colourwashed brick with a weatherboarded gable. Thatched
roof. 2-cell, lobby entry type. 2 storeys and attic. 2 windows, small-paned
casements of 2 and 3 lights, mostly C19, the lower left window a C20 metal
replacement. Small original ovolo-mullioned upper window above doorway.
Plank door. Stack has good axial sawtooth shaft. Full-width one-storey rear
lean-to. Interior. Largely unaltered since C19. Left room has widely-spaced
studding and blocked windows with ovolo mullions. Chamfered floorbeam with
lamb's tongue stops, the joists plastered over. Early C19 fireplace surround
with original lintol behind. Right room has less of the structure visible.
Unchamfered floorbeam, plastered ceiling with simply-moulded borders. Good
original newel stair with thick treads. Upper floor not examined. A very
good intact example of its type.
Listing NGR: TM1103263191
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Source: English Heritage
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