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High House, Parham

Description: High House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 285918

OS Grid Reference: TM2948260923
OS Grid Coordinates: 629482, 260923
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1987, 1.3566

Location: B1116, Parham, Suffolk IP13 9LX

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

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Listing Text


3/146 High House

- II

Farmhouse. Rear wing C16 with C17 alterations, front (north)
wing probably mid C17; various later extensions. L shape plan.
Timber framed and plastered, the front wing with original
colourwashed brick gable end to left hand side; each wing has one
roof slope plaintiled and one slated. 2 storeys and attic. 3
window range, sashes with glazing bars in flush frames, doorway
with 6-panel raised and fielded door, pilasters, frieze and
pediment; to the right hand side is a late C18 colourwashed brick
extension set forward: one window range, tripartite sashes in
flush frames. Original brick parapet gable end to left hand side
with integral stack; 2 C18 leaded casements to rear. Rear wing
with 2 original mullion windows to south; the gable end has a
good C17 6-light mullion and transom window and 2 further
original mullion windows. A ground floor room of the rear wing
has C17 ornamental plasterwork with running vine motif comprising
2 ceiling panels (of 4) and parts of the frieze; front wing has
brick fireplace with 4-centre arch to first floor; much exposed
timbering resulting partly from C20 internal alterations; the
rear wing has the remains of a cross passage with blocked
external doorway and 2 triangular headed service doorways.

Listing NGR: TM2948260923

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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