South Park Farmhouse

27 Jun 2002
South Park Farmhouse, Gosbeck Road, Helmingham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14 6EP
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

HELMINGHAM GOSBECK ROAD TM 15 NE 4/79 South Park Farmhouse - - II

Farmhouse; late C16 with mid C16 core, and an extension of early C19. 3-cell lobby entrance plan. 2 storeys and attics. Timber framed and plastered with C19 herringbone pargetting in panels; some C19 underbuilding in painted red brick. Plaintiled roofs; a C17 axial chimney of red brick and an end chimney with a C20 rebuilt shaft. Late C18 or early C19 gabled 2-storey porch at lobby entrance: timber framed, roughcast, plaintiled roof; a round arched outer doorway and recessed entrance door with 6 fielded panels. Some good unmoulded C16 framing:close-studding, chamfered floor joists, 2-tier wind- braced butt purlin roof. The service cell, to rear, has a mid C16 core. This probably began as a 2-bay hall of which an open truss remains; the roof was rebuilt upon raised walls in C19. A C19 dairy/bakehouse range of l 1/2 storeys; painted red brick, and plaintiled roof.

Listing NGR: TM1826256818


This is part of the Series: IOE\Crabb_John IOE Records for Crabb, John; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


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Photographer: Crabb, John

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Brick, Pargeting, Plaster, Tile, Timber, Medieval Structure, Tudor Unassigned, Elizabethan Farmhouse, Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Timber Framed House, Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed Building, Dairy, Food And Drink Processing Site, Bakehouse