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West View House, Gislingham

Description: West View House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279488

OS Grid Reference: TM0753271569
OS Grid Coordinates: 607532, 271569
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3030, 1.0425

Locality: Gislingham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 8HS

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Listing Text

TM 0771
6/32 West View House (formerly
29.7.55 listed as West View)


House, latterly 2 dwellings, a shop and a public house. c.1600 with c.1700
rebuilding of earlier bays, altered early C19 and C20. Timber frame,
plastered. Steeply pitched black glazed pantiled roof. 3 cell cross passage
plan with hall and service bays rebuilt. 2 storeys and attic. Entrance to
right into service bay has a 6 raised panelled architraved door with a 4-light
fanlight, projecting cornice on shaped brackets, to right a large C19 24-pane
architraved shop window, to left and above 2 and 3-light glazing bar
casements. Eaves cornice. Three 2-light gabled dormers. Axial ridge stack
to left between hall and parlour, service end added external stack with
offsets. Parlour end entrance, shaped brackets to plates. Lean-to outshuts
to rear, C18 brick to centre projecting further, an entrance to left, an early
3-light leaded casement. Interior: parlour has close studding with mid-rail,
stop chamfered axial biding beam and joists. Parlour chamber 4-light diamond
mullioned window opening, parlour roof has lower butt and upper clasped
purlins with cranked collars, halved principals, reverse cranked windbraces,
later bays have thin scantling to exposed frame, through tension bracing, ogee
stop chamfered cross axial binding beams, run out chamfered joists. Formerly
the Prince of Wales Public House.

Listing NGR: TM0753271569

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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