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Walnut Tree Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Mellis, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3242 / 52°19'27"N

Longitude: 1.0699 / 1°4'11"E

OS Eastings: 609300

OS Northings: 274006

OS Grid: TM093740

Mapcode National: GBR TJH.7B7

Mapcode Global: VHL9D.HVG4

Entry Name: Walnut Tree Farm House

Listing Date: 17 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280321

Location: Mellis, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Mellis

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Mellis St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


3/33 Walnut Tree Farm House
-- II

House, latterly 3 dwellings. C16, extended, floor inserted and stack added in
C17, altered and extended C19 and C20. Timber frame, plastered with some red
brick casing. Steeply pitched pantiled roof. Originally probably a small 2
bay open hall with storeyed end bay, service bay added to form a 3 cell range.
1 storey and attic. Four 2-light C20 glazing bar casements, 2 C20 3-light
gabled dormers. Rebuilt axial ridge stack at left or upper end of hall. Left
end lean-to outshut with a round headed window to front, attic sash in gable
end. Right gable end is C19 brick cased with C17 external brick stack with
offsets, an arched recess behind stack with a restored 4-light diamond
mullioned window opening above a projecting bracketed and segmental headed
light. To rear an architraved 6 panelled door into service bay, a second
architraved entrance to far right into parlour bay has a boarded door, 2
light C20 glazing bar casements, on first floor a restored 5-light diamond
mullioned window at upper end of hall, three 3-light gabled dormers.
Interior: hall has close studding with full height curved tension bracing,
chamfered cross axial binding beam, service end runout chamfered binding beam,
a 4-light diamond mullioned opening in parlour, first floor reverse curved
bracing in original end walls, collars clasp purlins, some smoke blackening.

Listing NGR: TM0930074006

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

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