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Mahn House, Spexhall

Description: Mahn House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 282104

OS Grid Reference: TM3876380549
OS Grid Coordinates: 638763, 280549
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3709, 1.5060

Location: A144, Spexhall, Suffolk IP19 0RJ

Locality: Spexhall
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP19 0RJ

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Listing Text


2/30 Mahn House

- II

Former farmhouse. Late C16. 2 storeys and attics; 3-cell lobby-entrance
plan. Timber-framed, encased in Edwardian red brick; black glazed pantiles.
2 internal chimney-stacks with rebuilt shafts, panelled, and corbelled heads
with dentils. 2-light standard C20 small-paned casement windows. An enclosed
and gabled porch has the date 1905 and initials W.N., for William Neave, the
then owner. All timbers exposed inside: frame in 5 bays, including a chimney-
bay. An original newel stair beside the chimney-stack up to the first floor,
and a later flight to the attic. Ground floor ceilings with plain joists, set
flat, and chamfered main beams; the upper ceilings were inserted later. On
the upper floor, the remains of several original diamond-mullioned windows.
Roof with clasped side purlins, cambered collars and cranked windbraces.
Along the north side a 1½-storey lean-to, rendered, with a slate roof, was
added in the early C19. The house stands sideways-on to the road, and was
formerly called Dawson's Farmhouse.

Listing NGR: TM3876380549

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Source: English Heritage

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