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Post Office, Shop and Adjoining House, Gislingham

Description: Post Office, Shop and Adjoining House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279492

OS Grid Reference: TM0750271512
OS Grid Coordinates: 607502, 271512
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3025, 1.0420

Location: High Street, Gislingham, Suffolk IP23 8HS

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

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Listing Text

TM 0771
6/36 Post Office, Shop and
- adjoining House


House with attached shop. C16 or C17 origins, extended and largely rebuilt
c.1840, altered C20. Timber frame, plastered in panels, some red brick.
Shallow hipped slate roofs. 3 bay house with lower bay to right and 2 bays
with shop to left. All 2 storeys. Ground floor: brick base, central entrance
with a 2 arched panelled architraved door, shallow 'Doric' porch with a
dentilled pedimental hood, fluted columns, single glazing bar sashes with a
hoodmould to left. First floor 3:6 pane sashes, all in shallow reveals.
Boxed eaves. 2 axial white brick stacks on rear slope to outer bays. Right
bay is set back slightly with 2-light glazing bar casements, a red brick axial
stack on rear slope. Set back to left is shop, ground floor C20 projecting
shopfront, first floor recessed fixed 9 pane window, extended to left with an
entrance. To rear roofs continue over 1 storey and attic lean-to's, red brick
faced to right. Interior: right hand bays have some early studding with a
chamfered axial binding beam and stop chamfered joists, C19 staircase with
moulded and swept handrail. First floor not inspected.

Listing NGR: TM0750271512

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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