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Mendham Lodge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Mendham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3877 / 52°23'15"N

Longitude: 1.3376 / 1°20'15"E

OS Eastings: 627213

OS Northings: 281875

OS Grid: TM272818

Mapcode National: GBR WLQ.90H

Mapcode Global: VHL9C.47HX

Entry Name: Mendham Lodge

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Last Amended: 21 October 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280022

Location: Mendham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP20

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Mendham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Mendham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

MENDHAM WITHERSDALE ROAD
TM 28 SE
2/73 Mendham Lodge (formerly
- listed as Chestnut Lodge
29.7.55 Farmhouse)
-- II*

Farmhouse. C16 main range; set forward towards the road a later wing with an
early C17 date within a panel in the base of the stack (said to be 1601).
Timber framed and plastered, partly lined in imitation of ashlar. Plaintiled
roof, some sections with C20 concrete tiles. 2 storeys and attic. C18-C19
small-paned casement windows with wooden hoodmoulds above. C20 plank door.
2 mid C20 gabled dormers to later wing. In the angle of the 2 ranges is an
early C17 staircase wing with carved tie beam and drop finials. The later
wing has an internal stack with 5 detached circular shafts with moulded brick
enrichment: the shafts have been rebuilt and the designs altered; 2 of the
shafts have star caps. In the base of the stack is a sunk panel containing
the date and with a moulded brick surround. Gable stack with 2 shafts in
matching style but of early C20 date. Fine early C17 dog-leg stair extending
to the attic: turned balusters; turned newel posts with acorn finials, one
newel post with a carved rose. In the later wing an open ground floor
fireplace with moulded stone jambs and wooden lintol. The first floor room at
the left of the main range has complete but altered lace C16/early C17 oak
panelling and a 4-centre arched fireplace. The end room of the later wing has
been modernised and the first floor ceiling raised.


Listing NGR: TM2721381875

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