This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
MELLIS THE COMMON (SOUTH EAST TM 07 SE SIDE) 3/32 - Willow Farm House -- II
Farmhouse. Late C17, altered C20. Timber frame, plastered. Steeply pitched machine tiled roofs. An L on plan: 2 cell lobby entry front range with 3 bay service wing to rear left. 2 storeys and attic. Central entrance with half glazed, half panelled door. 3-light C20 casements, ground floor hoodboards.
Boxed eaves. Central ridge stack, rebuilt capping. Right end French windows, exposed double purlins. Lower kitchen and dairy wing has scatterd C19 and C20 casements, exposed single purlins in rear gable end, external stack with offsets on inner elevation, a lean-to tiled oven outshut to rear, boarded door behind stack and oven, a C20 lean-to addition in inner angle to rear.
Interior: ground floor double stop ovolo moulded axial binding beams, joists and mid rails, stairs in front of stack, first floor ovolo moulded cross axial binding beams and joists, reverse cranked bracing in walls, double purlin roof, lower butt purlins, upper collars to clasped purlins, cranked windbraces; service wing has runout chamfered binding beams, tension bracing, collars clasping single purlins.
Listing NGR: TM0908773903
© Mr E. Downs. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Downs, E.
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