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Paris Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Helmingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1758 / 52°10'32"N

Longitude: 1.1772 / 1°10'37"E

OS Eastings: 617335

OS Northings: 257816

OS Grid: TM173578

Mapcode National: GBR VMP.JG4

Mapcode Global: VHLB7.CK5X

Entry Name: Paris Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279729

Location: Helmingham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Helmingham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Helmingham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 15 NE
4/110 Paris Farmhouse


Farmhouse, mid/late C16 with earlier core. 2 storeys. 3-cell plan. Timber
framed and plastered. Pantiled roof with axial chimney of red brick. Mid C20
small-pane casements. C20 gabled pantiled entrance porch with half glazed
door. Good quality mid C16 framing exposed internally: the early C16 (or
possibly C15) open hall was adapted and the parlour cell was rebuilt. Arch
windbraced close studding in the parlour cell. Fine first floor structure in
hall and parlour, the joists each having intricate bar chamfer stops and sunk
triangles at the soffit. A service room has square unchamfered joists. The
hall has a pair of storey posts with the archbraces from the central truss of
an open hall. This cell was ii storeys high until the walls were raised in
C19 to give a uniform 2 storey roofline.

Listing NGR: TM1733557816

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