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High House

A Grade II Listed Building in Parham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1987 / 52°11'55"N

Longitude: 1.3566 / 1°21'23"E

OS Eastings: 629482

OS Northings: 260923

OS Grid: TM294609

Mapcode National: GBR WP2.1ST

Mapcode Global: VHLB4.GZKT

Entry Name: High House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030530

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285918

Location: Parham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Parham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Parham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


3/146 High House

- II

Farmhouse. Rear wing C16 with C17 alterations, front (north)
wing probably mid C17; various later extensions. L shape plan.
Timber framed and plastered, the front wing with original
colourwashed brick gable end to left hand side; each wing has one
roof slope plaintiled and one slated. 2 storeys and attic. 3
window range, sashes with glazing bars in flush frames, doorway
with 6-panel raised and fielded door, pilasters, frieze and
pediment; to the right hand side is a late C18 colourwashed brick
extension set forward: one window range, tripartite sashes in
flush frames. Original brick parapet gable end to left hand side
with integral stack; 2 C18 leaded casements to rear. Rear wing
with 2 original mullion windows to south; the gable end has a
good C17 6-light mullion and transom window and 2 further
original mullion windows. A ground floor room of the rear wing
has C17 ornamental plasterwork with running vine motif comprising
2 ceiling panels (of 4) and parts of the frieze; front wing has
brick fireplace with 4-centre arch to first floor; much exposed
timbering resulting partly from C20 internal alterations; the
rear wing has the remains of a cross passage with blocked
external doorway and 2 triangular headed service doorways.

Listing NGR: TM2948260923

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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