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Oak House Part of Doctors Surgery The Old Gift Shop, Mildenhall

Description: Oak House Part of Doctors Surgery The Old Gift Shop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 275867

OS Grid Reference: TL7108474680
OS Grid Coordinates: 571084, 274680
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3435, 0.5101

Location: Market Place, Mildenhall, Suffolk IP28 7EG

Locality: Mildenhall
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP28 7EG

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Listing Text


12/58 Nos. 5 (The Old Gift Shop),
7.5.54 6 (Oak House), and 7 (part
of Doctors' Surgery)


Shop, house, and part of doctors' surgery. Early C16 with C19 alterations. 2
storeys, 3 windows. Timber-framed with exposed arch-braced close-studding to
left. A small part of the original jettied upper-floor is still unaltered; a
bressumer with trailing leaf carving on joist-ends on brackets, these supported
by pilasters with crenellated capitals and carved shafts. One shaft has
trailing leaf, the other possibly bay-leaf carving. At the left hand end is a
C16 parapet gable of red brick, mainly painted, with moulded brick corbelling
at the 1st floor and eaves, and crow-stepping with a later diagonally-set
square chimney at the apex. The front wall to right rebuilt in C19 painted
brickwork. Plaintiled roof with rare survival of 6 ridge tiles crested with
animal and human figures of C16 type. Gabled C19 dormers. C19 splayed bay
shop window to the Old Gift Shop. C19 6-panelled door with oblong fanlight to
No. 6. Good unmoulded timber-framing exposed internally.

Listing NGR: TL7108474680

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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