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Orchard Cottage, Gislingham

Description: Orchard Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279521

OS Grid Reference: TM0652070934
OS Grid Coordinates: 606520, 270934
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2977, 1.0273

Location: Back Street, Gislingham, Suffolk IP23 8JH

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

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Listing Text

TM 07 SE
2/65 Orchard Cottage
- II

Shown on OS Map as Back Street. House. Mid C16, stack inserted C17, reduced in
size and altered C19 and C20. Timber frame, plastered. Steeply pitched
machine tiled roof. 4 bays: storeyed hall with upper smoke bay to left,
service and parlour ends removed. 2 storeys and attic. C20 lattice leaded 2
and 3-light casements and double doors, C20 stained glass in left or smoke bay
into which a C17 axial ridge stack was inserted, 3 conjoined hexagonal shafts.
Left gable end has C20 stained glass in former first floor fireplace. Right
gable end has 2 lattice lights on ground floor with 4 centred arched heads of
original service doorways, exposed C19 purlins. To rear right a 1 storey and
attic C19 backhouse with an external end stack, C20 flat roofed addition to
far right. To rear left an entrance in a C20 glazed gabled porch, above a
fixed 6-light metal window. Interior: frame partially altered and concealed,
close studding, ground floor stop chamfered jowled storey posts with original
small arched braces to 2 stop chamfered cross axial binding beams, chamfered 4
centred arched adjacent service doorways at lower end. First floor reverse
curved arched braces in walling, some C17 panelling, side purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM0652070934

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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