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Latitude: 52.3301 / 52°19'48"N
Longitude: 1.077 / 1°4'37"E
OS Eastings: 609757
OS Northings: 274685
OS Grid: TM097746
Mapcode National: GBR TJ9.WN0
Mapcode Global: VHL9D.MP7L
Entry Name: Ash Tree Farm House
Listing Date: 29 July 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1284851
English Heritage Legacy ID: 280314
Location: Mellis, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Mellis
Built-Up Area: 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
MELLIS THE COMMON (NORTH WEST
TM 07 SE SIDE)
3/26 Ash Tree Farm House
Farmhouse, latterly 2 dwellings. Early C17, altered and part reroofed C20.
Timber frames, plastered. Steeply pitched machine tiled and plaintiled roofs.
3 cell main range, originally with a unit house/dairy wing of 3 cells with a
cross passage plan. All 2 storeys. C20 openings. Main range entrance now to
right between hall and service bays, architraved panelled door, open gabled
porch, 3 light casements. Ridge stack between hall and parlour, rebuilt cap.
Right end added external stack. Unit house/dairy wing range to rear right has
slightly lower eaves and ridge. Blocked cross passage entrance towards front.
Ridge stack towards rear. Rear gable end exposed plates and purlins.
Interior: hall has stop chamfered cross axial binding beam and joists, parlour
has stop chamfered axial binding beam and joists, in both rooms close
studding, chamfered mid rails and 4-light cavetto mullioned window openings,
depressed brick arched fireplace in parlour. First floor: arched braces in
walling, 3 and 5-light diamond mullioned window openings, over parlour cranked
braces in walling and a chamfered 4 centred brick arched fireplace, reroofed
in C20. Rear wing has close studding, cross passage doorways, a stop
chamfered cross axial binding beam, cambered tie beams to side purlin roof
with arched windbraces. Partly moated site.
Listing NGR: TM0975774685
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