Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1352124

Date first listed: 22-Sep-1987



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County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk (District Authority)

Parish: Helmingham

National Grid Reference: TM 19156 58332


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HELMINGHAM IPSWICH ROAD TM 15 NE 4/94 Valley Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse, built in 2 distinct sections; an early C19 front range, and a parallel rear range consisting of a 3-cell open hall house of c.1500, retained as service accommodation. Front range: red brick. Hipped plaintiled roof with rear chimneys of red brick. 2 storeys, 3 windows. C19 window openings with cambered heads: 4-light C20 casements with transomes. Prominent 2-storey entrance porch with parapet gable and obelisk finials; a large round-headed window lights the staircase hall behind. A lower porch is attached at the front, with a similar gable and with an arched opening; 6-panelled inner doorway. Rear range of 2 storeys. Timber framed and plastered. Hipped pantiled roof with axial chimney of red brick. The open hall has an open truss with a cambered tie beam and one of a pair of large chamfered arch- braces rising from a pilaster shaft. A mutilated pair of 4-centred arched service doorways. Most of the original partition walling is removed, but arch windbraced studwork to external walls is quite complete. Evidence for a crownpost roof; the smoke-blackened rafters are reused in the C19 roof. An upper floor was inserted into the hall in c.1600.

Listing NGR: TM1915658332


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Legacy System number: 279713

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