Overview

Grade II Elizabethan farmhouse situated in the Waveney Valley, additional wings added in C17 & C18.

The unspoilt interior retains Tudor colouring in various rooms. Original features include, C17 ‘creased’ doors, St. Cross bricks, shutter grooves, protection marks, rare game larder and a large brick oven. Records list all farmers from 1779.

This property is viewable only through Invitation to View

Tour features

C16 layout, creased doors, Suffolk 12" x 12 " pamments, St. Cross bricks, C17 brick oven with smoke hood, shutter grooves, salt cupboard, gun hooks, C17 shelf brackets & shelves, C17 colouring on woodwork, apotropaic symbols, jumping rope pot hook, Tudor oak flooring, collection of vintage confectionery tins, commemorated china, stock locks, list of tenant farmers from 1779, tenancy farm agreement dated 1879, antique bedsteads, original stairs, owner’s oil paintings.

Directions

Heath Farmhouse is near the village of Homersfield but it is not in the village itself, it is on the north side of the B1062. Homersfield is between Harleston and Bungay along the A143. From the A143 turn onto the B1062 , signed posted to Flixton, Heath Farmhouse is down a farm track off the B1062 almost opposite the turning to Homersfield village.

Refreshments

Afternoon tea with home-made scones and meringues.

Access notes

No disabled access: uneven floors and ground floor rooms at different levels.

Restrictions

No photography in the house please.

 

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Opening
Opening

2019 tour dates

  • 2 and 31 May
  • 27 June
  • 4 July
  • 21 August
  • 18 September
  • 23 December

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Admission
Admission

All 2019 tours are £15.00 per person, with a discount for Historic Houses members.