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DOWNS FARMHOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: DOWNS FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1031992

Location

DOWNS FARMHOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

District Type: District Authority

Parish: St. Mary, South Elmham Otherwise Homersfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Apr-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 282267

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HOMERSFIELD TM 28 SE 3/7 Downs Farmhouse -

- II

Former farmhouse. Mid C16 and early C18. 2 storeys and attics; L-shaped form, with a cross-wing on the right. Timber-framed; faced in C19 red brick on the ground floor and the gable of the wing, the remainder rendered. Black glazed pantiles. An internal chimney-stack to the main range, the upper part rebuilt, with 4 attached square moulded shafts on a moulded base. Various old casement windows, 4-light, 3-light and 2-light, some small-paned. At the back, one old square leaded-paned 3-light casement window with transome. Lobby-entrance to the main range: a C19 enclosed and gabled porch in red brick with clay pantiled roof has the Adair monogram above the doorway; the door has 4 flush panels. The early C18 main range has only main posts and main beams, with small chamfer, exposed. Original upper ceilings. The butt-purlin roof has a ridge-piece and intermediate collars between trusses. The mid C16 cross-wing is in 3 bays: ground floor ceilings with cross-beams, heavy unchamfered joists set flat. The upper ceilings are a later insertion. The roof was renewed in the C19, but the cambered tie-beams have mortices for queen-posts.

Listing NGR: TM2829384147

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National Grid Reference: TM 28293 84147

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