Mendlesham Manor / The Manor / Park Farmhouse / Homerfield Hall

Date:
24 Jun 2002
Location:
Mendlesham Manor, Brockford Road, Mendlesham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14 5SG
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The Manor, Brockford Road, Mendlesham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14 5SG
Park Farmhouse, Brockford Road, Mendlesham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14 5SG
Homerfield Hall, Brockford Road, Mendlesham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14 5SG
Reference:
IOE01/07905/10
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

MENDLESHAM BROCKFORD ROAD TM 16 NW 7/34 Mendlesham Manor (formerly listed as 29.7.55 The Manor)

-- II Former farmhouse. Late C16/early C17 front range, probably C16 wing to rear on right. Extensively restored and extended to rear early C20. Timber framed with much-renewed exposed studding. Plaintiled roof except outer slope of rear wing which is pantiled. 3-cell front range. 2 storeys and attic. Early C20 casement windows with square-leaded glass, those to centre cell flanked by ovolo-moulded mullioned windows, mostly original. Reproduction plank door in 4-centre arched opening with carved spandrels and mullioned overlight. One gabled 2-light dormer. 2 stacks against rear wall. Left gable end has early C20 bargeboards with vine trail carving. 2-storey rear wing has some glazed- over diamond-mullioned windows and an internal stack. Interior. Considerably altered. Room to right of entrance has a high chamfered-joist ceiling. The opposite room has fine complete early C18 panelling with a moulded cornice.

Contemporary bolection-moulded fireplace with overpanel and flanking drops of fruit and flowers; corner cupboard with pierced keyed 3-centre arched head and pierced work to jambs. One arched stuccoed upper fireplace. Upper doorways have early C19 reeded surrounds. Rear wing has plain studding and ceiling joists. Several good C16-C17 doors, some with linenfold panels, and first floor panelled partitions, all brought from elsewhere in early C20. Formerly known as Park Farmhouse and in C19 as Homerfield Hall.

Listing NGR: TM1093465899

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1806 IOE Records taken by A C A Seinet; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr A. C. A Seinet. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Seinet, A. C. A

Rights Holder: Seinet, A. C. A

Keywords

Pantile, Tile, Timber, Medieval Farmhouse, Tudor Domestic, Elizabethan Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Timber Framed House, Monument (By Form), Timber Framed Building