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Number 9 Dolphin House and Numbers 11-15

A Grade II Listed Building in Mendlesham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.25 / 52°15'0"N

Longitude: 1.0819 / 1°4'54"E

OS Eastings: 610469

OS Northings: 265792

OS Grid: TM104657

Mapcode National: GBR TK8.Y21

Mapcode Global: VHL9S.PPTZ

Plus Code: 9F43732J+2Q

Entry Name: Number 9 Dolphin House and Numbers 11-15

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Last Amended: 14 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352505

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281631

Location: Mendlesham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Mendlesham

Built-Up Area: Mendlesham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Mendlesham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 16 NW
7/46 No.9 (Dolphin House) &
29.7.55 Nos. 11-15 (odd)
(formerly _ listed as Elm
House, 3 houses adjoining
Elm House)

Originally one or 2 dwellings, now 4. A long C16 range fronting the street
with early C17 2-cell cross-wing projecting to left. Timber framed and
plastered; main range has much old panelled plasterwork with pargetted
infilling. Plaintiled roof. Original carved console brackets at foot of
gable of wing. 2 storeys, attics in cross-wing. Main range is jettied to
street. Various casement windows, some old, 2 at first floor with diamond and
square-leaded panes. Nos. 11 and 13 have mainly mid C20 windows, No.ll with a
canted ground floor bay. Gable end of wing (No.9) has 6-panel raised and
fielded door and blocked narrow segmental fanlight; 2 flanking sash windows
with glazing bars. Over the whole is a frieze and dentil cornice, bracketed
each side of the doorway. Boarded door to No.11, C16-C17 plank door to No.13,
plank door to No.15. Main range has 2 internal stacks with rendered shafts,
the cross-wing an internal stack with red brick shaft. Interior. Good intact
cross-wing: concealed studding and joists, ovolo floorbeams in ceilings of
lower rooms, roof with 2 tiers of butt purlins and one-way curved wind
bracing. Oak newel stair: original doors to upper flight and to cupboard
under lower flight. Roof over left end of main range (part of No.9) is a
later reconstruction. Interiors of Nos.11-15 not examined.

Listing NGR: TM1046965792

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