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Park Farmhouse, Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet

Description: Park Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 282396

OS Grid Reference: TM5033598179
OS Grid Coordinates: 650335, 298179
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5239, 1.6889

Location: Green Lane, Somerleyton, Suffolk NR32 5PW

Locality: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR32 5PW

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Listing Text

TM 59 NW
2/45 Park Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C16 or earlier main range; to the left a late C16/early C17 cross-
wing, altered in mid-late C18. The main range is of knapped flint with brick
admixture, the south front plastered; crowstepped brick gable end to right.
Red brick cross-wing, the rear gable plastered. Thatched roof. 1½ storey
main range, 2 storeys and attic to cross-wing. Small-paned casement windows;
2 dormers. Cross-passage entry: original moulded doorframe with 4-centre
arched head; plank door. Internal stack at junction with cross-wing and a
small gable stack to the right. The crowstepped gable has 2 3-light mullion
and transom windows of stone at first floor level. To the rear is evidence of
considerable alteration; there is a 3-light ovolo-moulded mullion and transom
window and one gabled dormer. The cross-wing has an unaltered range of 3
flush-frame sash windows under flat brick arches with raised keys. The hall,
now divided by later partitions, has a 3-bay ceiling, possibly inserted: roll-
moulding to floorbeams and cornice. The ends of the floorbeams are visible in
the rear wall. 2 good moulded doorframes. In the cross-wing a section of
turned balustrading from an early C17 staircase, together with a moulded newel

Listing NGR: TM5033598179

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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