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Latitude: 52.1955 / 52°11'43"N
Longitude: 1.376 / 1°22'33"E
OS Eastings: 630821
OS Northings: 260628
OS Grid: TM308606
Mapcode National: GBR WP3.6QN
Mapcode Global: VHLBB.S2SQ
Entry Name: The Church Farmhouse
Listing Date: 25 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1030535
English Heritage Legacy ID: 285934
Location: Parham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13
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
TM 36 SW PARHAM THE STREET
4/162 The Church
Farmhouse. Probably late C15, the central range raised and re-
roofed late C17. Central range with cross wings at each end.
Timber framed and plastered, plaintiled roof. 2 storeys, the
central range with a now disused attic. Late C17/early C18
casement windows, mostly with square leaded panes; cross passage
entry: doorway of same date with 4-panel bolection moulded door,
hood on console brackets, broken ogee pediment with scrolled
terminals; central range with rusticated surrounds to the windows
and doorway and a heavy moulded modillion eaves cornice, broken
over the windows. The right hand wing has a jettied first floor on
carved buttress shafts and an oriel window with carved sill showing
a dog and stag supporting a shield bearing the arms of the de
Uffords, Earls of Suffolk, with small figures of a man and dog to
the extreme left and right. Internal stack to central range with
moulded base and 4 grouped hexagonal flues; internal stack to right
hand wing, rebuilt external stack to left hand wing. Fully
panelled early C18 ground floor room with painted panels over the
fireplace and one doorway; another room has C17 panelling with
painted overmantel and a brick fireplace with 4-centre arch;
further panelling in cross passage. Main staircase with twisted
balusters; late C17 ornamental plaster ceiling to main first floor
room with a running floral design on the main beams; several fine
internal doors, 3 of which in the main first floor room have been
painted to resemble tortoiseshell. Country Life 25.9.58 (pp.650-1).
Listing NGR: TM3082160628
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