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The Church Farmhouse, Parham

Description: The Church Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 285934

OS Grid Reference: TM3081160629
OS Grid Coordinates: 630811, 260629
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1955, 1.3758

Location: The Street, Parham, Suffolk IP13 9AA

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

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Listing Text


4/162 The Church
25.10.51 Farmhouse

- II*

Farmhouse. Probably late C15, the central range raised and re-
roofed late C17. Central range with cross wings at each end.
Timber framed and plastered, plaintiled roof. 2 storeys, the
central range with a now disused attic. Late C17/early C18
casement windows, mostly with square leaded panes; cross passage
entry: doorway of same date with 4-panel bolection moulded door,
hood on console brackets, broken ogee pediment with scrolled
terminals; central range with rusticated surrounds to the windows
and doorway and a heavy moulded modillion eaves cornice, broken
over the windows. The right hand wing has a jettied first floor on
carved buttress shafts and an oriel window with carved sill showing
a dog and stag supporting a shield bearing the arms of the de
Uffords, EarlS of Suffolk, with small figures of a man and dog to
the extreme left and right. Internal stack to central range with
moulded base and 4 grouped hexagonal flues; internal stack to right
hand wing, rebuilt external stack to left hand wing. Fully
panelled early C18 ground floor room with painted panels over the
fireplace and one doorway; another room has C17 panelling with
painted overmantel and a brick fireplace with 4-centre arch;
further panelling in cross passage. Main staircase with twisted
balusters; late C17 ornamental plaster ceiling to main first floor
room with a running floral design on the main beams; several fine
internal doors, 3 of which in the main first floor room have been
painted to resemble tortoiseshell.CountrY Life 25.9.58 (pp.650-1).

Listing NGR: TM3081160629

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Source: English Heritage

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