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Parham House, Parham

Description: Parham House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 285916

OS Grid Reference: TM2991561934
OS Grid Coordinates: 629915, 261934
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2076, 1.3636

Location: Parham, Suffolk IP13 9LQ

Locality: Parham
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 9LQ

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Listing Text

Parham House


Farmhouse. Early-mid C17. A fragment of a large house in red
brick, comprising one side of the former east wing and a small part
of one bay of the recessed centre. Part brick, part timber framed
and plastered; to the north is a small area of exposed timbering
with brick nogging; plaintiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. The
surviving wing has 2 bays separated by giant brick pilasters, with
moulded brick ornament about mid way up on the ground floor;
moulded brick band at first floor level; the quoin has rusticated
brickwork, the first floor to a convex bulging design; the gable
end to the wing is not the original. The surviving part of the
centre range has one similar brick pilaster. Brick parapet gable
ends, one with 4-panel door (the upper 2 panels glazed) and simple
brick porch. Mid C20 casement windows. To the north is an
external stack with one octagonal flue with moulded base. Attached
to the north east the former stables, brick with hipped roof, now
altered and converted to residential use. One of the earliest
known examples of giant brick pilasters in the country.

Listing NGR: TM2991561934

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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