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Valley Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Yaxley, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.32 / 52°19'11"N

Longitude: 1.1082 / 1°6'29"E

OS Eastings: 611933

OS Northings: 273644

OS Grid: TM119736

Mapcode National: GBR TJJ.K0S

Mapcode Global: VHL9F.5Y7D

Entry Name: Valley Farm House

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279610

Location: Yaxley, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Yaxley

Built-Up Area: Yaxley

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Yaxley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

YAXLEY IPSWICH ROAD (WEST SIDE)
TM 17 SW
3/152 Valley Farm House
29.7.55
- II

House. Early to mid C17, altered and extended C19 and C20. Timber frame with
brick additions, all plastered. Steeply pitched black glazed pantiled roof.
Large 3 cell plan, probably with a lobby entrance originally. 2 storeys
and attic. Entrance now to left of centre just to right of presumed original
lobby entrance between hall and parlour, recessed 6 panelled, part raised and
part glazed door, doorcase with fluted pilasters and open pedimental head, 3
and 4-light C19 and C20 glazing bar flush frame casements, ground floor
hoodboards. Boxed eaves. 2 large axial ridge stacks between cells, that to
right is larger with 4 conjoined hexagonal shafts serving hall and service
end, to left 3 conjoined hexagonal shafts serving parlour end, both rebuilt.
Left gable end 2-light casements with pentice board to attic with a 3-light
window, exposed plates and purlins. Right gable end ground floor entrance and
4-light casement, first floor 10-light mullion and transom leaded casement,
pentice board, attic 2-light window, exposed plates and purlins. Extended to
rear in C19 and C20, a continuous brick range with an almost flat roof, 2
dormers inserted in main roof. Interior: frame largely concealed, close
studding evident, chamfered storey posts, service end stop chamfered cross
axial binding beam and joists. First floor: a 3-light ovolo mullioned window
opening, over parlour a double ovolo moulded bar stopped axial binding beam,
over hall crossed ovolo moulded bar stopped binding beams, cambered collars
clasp purlins.


Listing NGR: TM1193373644

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