PEARL FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1352147
Date first listed:
22-Sep-1987
Statutory Address:
PEARL FARMHOUSE, IPSWICH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PEARL FARMHOUSE, IPSWICH ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Helmingham
National Grid Reference:
TM 18849 55898

Details

HELMINGHAM IPSWICH ROAD TM 15 NE 4/102 Pearl Farmhouse

GV II

Former farmhouse; late C15 or early C16 core with major remodelling of late C17. A mid C19 cross-wing at the left hand end. 1 storey and attics to main range. Originally of 3-cell plan; the former parlour cell was rebuilt in C19. Timber framed and plastered. Pantiled roofs with axial chimneys of red brick; one gabled casement dormer. C19 casements. Stable-type entrance door at rear. A greatly-altered open hall house: the hall-has an end wall with exposed arch windbraced studwork. The open truss has been removed, but one post has part of a chamfered arch-brace, rising from a pilaster which has been cut back. There is evidence for a rear cross-entry doorway with adjacent spere. A large lintelled open fireplace in the former cross-passage (the lintel is reused from a timber framed chimney). In late C17 an upper floor was inserted in the hall with joists chamfered and laid flat; the service cell was demolished and rebuilt larger, and the whole roof rebuilt with butt purlins.

Listing NGR: TM1884955898

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
279721
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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