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The Church Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Parham, Suffolk

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030535

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285934

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


4/162 The Church
25.10.51 Farmhouse

- II*

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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