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Garden House, Framlingham

Description: Garden House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 286402

OS Grid Reference: TM2836163248
OS Grid Coordinates: 628361, 263248
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2201, 1.3418

Location: B1116, Framlingham, Suffolk IP13 9ED

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

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Listing Text


4/124 Garden House (formerly
listed as Mills House)


House. Late C16 and later. 2 storeys; L-shaped form. Timber-framed and
plastered, with panels of rope-pattern on the side and ashlar-lining on the
front. Plaintiles; plain bargeboards; spike finial to gable. The east-west
range is the oldest part of the building, with a 3-cell internal chimney and
cross-entry plan: chimnney-stack with a plain red brick shaft; projecting
tie-beam to the east gable with guilloche ornament, supported by small solid
brackets; 3 C18 mullion-and-transome windows with leaded panes. The street
frontage is a later addition, linked to the older house by an internal
chimney-stack with 2 square attached white brick shafts. 4 winnows: old 2-
light and 3-light casements to the upper storey; small-paned sashes in flush
frames to the ground storey; a 6-panelled door with 4 panels glazed. This was
the house of Thomas Mills (d.1703), and he and his 'faithful servant' William
Mayhew are buried in the mausoleum in the front garden. (cf. Item 4/125

Listing NGR: TM2836163248

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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