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The Gables, Stratford St Mary

Description: The Gables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 277211

OS Grid Reference: TM0523734660
OS Grid Coordinates: 605237, 234660
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9725, 0.9866

Location: B1029, Stratford St Mary, Suffolk CO7 6LS

Locality: Stratford St Mary
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO7 6LS

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Listing Text

(north side)
The Gables
House. C16 with possible earlier origins, extensively remodelled early-mid C19.
Timber-framed, rendered with some extensions in painted brick to rear. Plain tile
roof, red brick stacks. 2 storeys, with attic to part. Hall with cross wings,
that to right projecting to rear and with later extension. Rear stair tower. C19
detailing in Tudor Gothic style. Gabled porch with bargeboards, chamfered Tudor
arch, half-glazed double doors. Chamfered mullion and transom windows. Barge-
boards to gables of cross wings. Tall C19 stacks. Gabled stair tower to rear
with unequal sash with glazing bars in flush architrave. Interior: some framing
exposed to right cross wing at rear and 1st floor of hall range. Cross wing;
4-bay frame, chamfered jowled posts, chamfered beam with step stop, exposed
joists. Wall plate with edge-halved scarf. Good C18 cut-string dogleg staircase
with carved treadends, 3 balusters per tread of column or barleysugar-on-vase
type. Moulded ramped handrail and panelled square newel forming
plinth for composite column supporting 1st floor landing. Several C17-C18 doors
including C17 panelled bedroom door with HL hinges.

Listing NGR: TM0523734660

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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