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White House Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Mellis, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3303 / 52°19'48"N

Longitude: 1.0794 / 1°4'45"E

OS Eastings: 609917

OS Northings: 274706

OS Grid: TM099747

Mapcode National: GBR TJ9.X9M

Mapcode Global: VHL9D.NPGH

Entry Name: White House Farm House

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Last Amended: 17 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181766

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280316

Location: Mellis, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Mellis

Built-Up Area: Mellis

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Mellis St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


3/28 White House Farm House
29.7.55 (formerly listed as White
House and two barns,
Mellis Green)


Farmhouse. Late C16, altered and extended C19 and early C20. Timber frame,
plastered. Plaintiled roof. 3 cell lobby entry plan. 2 storeys and attic.
Ground floor: entrance to right of centre, 4 panelled architraved door, to
left a large architraved transomed 3-light glazing bar casement, further left
a C19 flat headed canted bay window. First floor 3-light glazing bar case
ments and a small early opening, all with architraves. Rebuilt axial ridge
stack behind entrance, a C19 stack inserted between hall and service end to
left. Left gable end original curved brackets to plates, first floor 4-light
window. Right gable end original curved brackets to plates, ground floor
lean-to outshut, first floor and attic architraved glazing bar casements. To
rear a half glazed door into hall with a first floor architraved sash, ground
floor canted bay window behind parlour. A low gabled clay lump dairy addition
behind service end. Attached to left an early C20 1 storey addition with
gable end to front, stack to rear. Interior: close studding, ground floor 5-
light chamfered mullioned window opening, stop chamfered binding beam, stairs
in front of stack with a first floor 4-light window with a stud as king
mullion, flanking diamond mullions; large cranked braces from jowled posts to
cambered tie beams, butt purlin roof with arched braces to collars, cranked
windbraces, ridge piece. Partly moated site.

Listing NGR: TM0991774706

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