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America Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Combs, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1591 / 52°9'32"N

Longitude: 0.9586 / 0°57'30"E

OS Eastings: 602466

OS Northings: 255334

OS Grid: TM024553

Mapcode National: GBR SJY.P4H

Mapcode Global: VHKDN.KZMP

Entry Name: America Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279837

Location: Combs, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Combs

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Combs St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 05 NW

2/62 America Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse, early C17 with crossing to right of c.1800. 2 storeys. 3-cell
cross-passage entrance plan. Timber-framed and plastered. Plaintiled roofs;
a C17 axial chimney of buff brick, the upper part rebuilt in C20 red brick.
C19 casements at 1st storey, C20 small-pane casements at ground storey. Mid
C19 glazed panelled entrance door with C20 gabled plaintiled porch. Unmoulded
exposed C17 framing. The original cross-passage was moved to right in c.1800,
thereby enlarging the hall and incorporating the former service cell.
Unchamfered floor joists laid flat. Back-to-back lintelled open fireplaces to
hall and parlour (the lintel in the hall is reused from a timber-framed
chimney; and a binding beam with jewelled chamfer stop, and other timbers, are
also reused from a C16 house). Clasped purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM0246655334

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