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Oak Farm Cottage, Gislingham

Description: Oak Farm Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279504

OS Grid Reference: TM0737571805
OS Grid Coordinates: 607375, 271805
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3052, 1.0403

Location: Mill Street, Gislingham, Suffolk IP23 8JT

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

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Listing Text

TM 0771
6/48 Oak Farm Cottage (formerly
29.7.55 listed as Oak Farmhouse)


Former unit house or service range to The Old Guildhall (q.v.), now a house.
C16, stack inserted and part rebuilt C17, extended C19, altered C20. Timber
frame, plastered. Thatched roof. Some flint and brick in addition with slate
roof. 3 bays. 2 storeys. Gable end to road has ground floor brick casing
with a C20 3-light lattice leaded casement, first floor dual 2-light leaded
casements, hoodboards, elaborately cusped and waved finialed C19 bargeboards.
Right return has scattered 2 and 3-light casements, some early leaded lights,
ridge stack to rear of centre, cap rebuilt. To left is C19 bay, C20 entrance
with a bracketed hood, leaded 3-light casements, coving to oversailing timber
framed upper storey. Boxed eaves. Internal end stack. Behind addition a C19
brick and pantiled lean-to outshut from main range. Interior: original
entrances were to rear and to left side of front bay, stop chamfered cross
axial binding beams, chamfered jowled storey posts, rear bay largely rebuilt
following a fire in late C17. First floor close studding with straight arched
braces in walls, edge halved scarf joints in wall plates. Simple collar
rafter roof with inserted side purlins.

Listing NGR: TM0737571805

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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