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White House Farmhouse, Framlingham

Description: White House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 286291

OS Grid Reference: TM2930364613
OS Grid Coordinates: 629303, 264613
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2319, 1.3565

Location: Badingham Road, Framlingham, Suffolk IP13 9JD

Locality: Framlingham
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 9JD

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Listing Text


2/13 White House Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Mid C16. 2 storeys and attics; 3-cell plan. Timber-framed,
plastered and lined; red brick gable on west; on the east, a single storey red
brick bay with a moulded plaster cornice extending from the gable wall. An
internal chimney stack with a plain red brick shaft. Various casement and
sash windows. C20 porch and door. Timbers exposed inside: basic 5-bay
internal chimney and cross-entry form, altered, probably in the later C17, by
the extension of the service end of the house. The parlour, at the east end,
has ogee-moulded joists, a fireplace with arched brick surround, and evidence
for diamond mullioned windows. The 2-bay hall has similar moulded joists with
a plain chamfered main beam. It has been suggested that the joists are
reused, but in spite of some slight discrepancies they do seem to fit their
present positions. The service-end partition, somewhat fragmentary, is still
in position, with evidence for 2 doorways, but the cross-entry has been
shifted over into the enlarged service area, which also contains a straight
flight of stairs with solid treads across the width of the house. The upper
floor has the remains of several more blocked diamond mullioned windows,
shaped post-heads with arched braces removed, and reversed braces at the
angles. An original fireplace in the room above the parlour. Side purlin

Listing NGR: TM2930364613

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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